Media: 66,000 coronavirus tests needed as EFL says finishing the season is unlikely
30 April 2020
Club captains were told after an EFL board meeting on Wednesday to relay to their teammates the possibility of not completing the current season.
The EFL would need 66,000 coronavirus tests to be carried out on players and staff in order to finish the campaign.
Clubs in the Championship, League One and League Two have been told there is a real possibility of the current season not being completed, according to the Daily Mail, due to the extensive testing necessary in order to reconvene safely.
Leagues across Europe are currently debating whether and how to complete the season's outstanding matches, but as cases rise so does the potential for a prolonged spell without football.
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