Results from this week’s testing for Covid-19 across the 11 Betfred Super League clubs, match officials and other relevant staff have been received.
Of the 589 tests taken, there have been 579 negative results, and 10 positives, spread across five clubs.
Castleford Tigers and Wigan Warriors have each confirmed positive results for three players, all of whom are now self-isolating – as are the other two players to have tested positive (one each from Hull FC and Saints opponents, Wakefield Trinity), and the two non-playing staff members who have tested positive.
Hear from Wakefield CEO, Michael Carter below on their struggles this week who confirmed have had one positive Covid-19 test and have been forced to stand down a number of other players due to track and trace.
🗣 ‘We’ve got 14 fit players and three guys out of a group of about five playing rock, paper, scissors to see who’s the least injured.’
🏉 @WTrinityRL CEO Michael Carter reveals selection crisis for Saints clash following positive Covid test.
— BBC West Yorkshire Sport (@BBCWYS) October 8, 2020