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Tottenham confirm one positive coronavirus test

Tottenham have confirmed one of their players has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

The detection was made during the Premier League's fifth round of competition-wide testing.

1197 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19 on June 1 and June 2, with the Spurs player the only positive test.

"We have been informed by the Premier League that we have received one positive test for COVID-19 following the latest round of testing at our Training Centre," Tottenham explained in a statement.

"Due to medical confidentiality, the individual's name will not be disclosed.

"They are currently asymptomatic and will now self-isolate for seven days, in line with Premier League protocol, before undergoing further testing.

"We shall continue to strictly adhere to the Premier League's Return to Training protocol, which ensures our Training Centre remains a safe and virus-free working environment."

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