Three new positive coronavirus cases in English Championship

The English Football League said three people from two different Championship clubs have tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday.

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The Championship, England's second-tier, resumed last week after a three-month break due to the coronavirus.   -  Getty Images

The English Football League (EFL) said on Wednesday that three people from two different Championship clubs have tested positive for coronavirus out of a sample of 2,858 individuals.

“Those players or club staff who have tested positive will now self-isolate in line with the guidelines provided by the EFL and only those who have tested negative will be permitted to enter training ground facilities,” the EFL said in a statement.

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Nobody tested positive in the tests of four clubs each from English football's third-tier, League One, and fourth-tier,League Two.

The Championship, England's second-tier, resumed last week after a three-month pause due to the coronavirus pandemic with strict protocols in place and games played in empty stadiums.

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