Thirty-six players out of thirty-eight tested positive forcing their opening day game against Aduana Stars to be postponed.
Sixteen premier league clubs have undergone the COVID-19 testing and following the initial tests, Elmina Sharks who were engaged in a friendly with the Phobians have ten of their players also returning positive.
The number of positive test wont deter the start of the league, but it is likely Elmina Shark’s game against Ebusua Dwarfs will also be postponed.
All positive test are self isolating.
Meanwhile, the results of the test carried on Ashantigold and Aduana Stars players is still pending and Bechem United and Eleven Wonders are yet to undergo tests.
Below is a breakdown of the COVID-19 cases in the GPL
Hearts of Oak have 34 positive cases
Elmina Sharks have 10 cases
Dreams FC have 6 positive cases
Karela United have 2 positive cases
Legon Cities 1 positive case
Great Olympics 1 positive case
Medeama has 1 case
The rest of the clubs including Kotoko have not recorded any positive case yet.