Coronavirus Joint Response Group testing update

Aug 27, 2020

Wednesday 26 August 2020

The Joint Response Group can confirm that between Monday 17 August and Sunday 23 August, a total of 1345 COVID-19 tests were carried out in Scottish Premiership clubs, Heart of Midlothian and Glasgow City, with no positive results recorded.

The Joint Response Group will provide this information weekly as part of its Return to Football strategy and for the purposes of competition integrity and transparency.

Due to medical confidentiality, no specific details will be provided on individuals tested.

Week 1 (29 June-5 July) – Total tests – 936; positive tests – 1.
Week 2 (6 July-12 July) – Total tests – 1055; positive tests – 0.
Week 3 (13 July-19 July) – Total tests – 789; positive tests – 0.
Week 4 (20 July-26 July) – Total tests – 715; positive tests – 1.
Week 5 (27 July-2 August) – Total tests – 1274 (Heart of Midlothian, 45 – Glasgow City, 49); positive tests – 0. 
Week 6 (3 August-9 August) – Total tests – 1414 (Heart of Midlothian, 89 – Glasgow City, 50); positive tests – 2. 
Week 7 (10 August-16 August) – Total tests – 1362 (Heart of Midlothian, 87 – Glasgow City, 63); positive tests – 0. 
Week 8 (17 August-23 August) – Total tests – 1345 (Heart of Midlothian, 41 – Glasgow City, 73); positive tests – 0

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