Burnley and Watford have both recorded one and three cases of coronavirus respectively as the English Premier League draws near a return.
Ian Woan and assistant coach at Burnley were among the new cases while Watford had one player and two staff members whose identities have not been revealed.
The news is in line with yesterday’s revelation of six confirmed cases of players in the top-flight league in the world.
At the same time, Players from the various clubs have resumed training on Tuesday under strict adherence of health guidelines.
The players are allowed to train groups of five and they will all undergo mandatory tested every week.
In the stadium, items such as the balls, flags and goal posts will undergo regular disinfection as a precautionary measure.
The new cases stand as a stumbling block to a league that is expected to resume in June 2020.