Ismaily club of Egypt and Zamalek have reported more coronavirus infection cases in the second round of tests conducted by the Egyptian Football Association [EFA] as the country is gearing towards the resumption of its Premier League competition.
On Friday, Zamalek announced that a first-team player a staff member had tested positive for the coronavirus. The affected individuals have not been identified.
Ismaily also announced on Saturday that they have found two COVID-19 positive cases in the second round of testing but did not disclose the said persons in respect of player’s privacy.
The Egyptian Premier League is set to resume on 7 August after being halted for almost five months.
Al Ahly are on top of the league table with 49 points while Zamalek lie fourth  and Ismaily are ninth with 22 points after 18 rounds of matches.