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Arsenal forced to CLOSE Hale End Academy after a positive Covid-19 test

Arsenal forced to CLOSE Hale End Academy after a positive Covid-19 test… with seven staff members being placed into self-isolation

  • A member of staff at Arsenal’s Hale End Academy tested positive for Covid-19
  • That staff member plus six others will now begin a period in self-isolation
  • In a statement the club said they have commenced a track and trace process 

Arsenal have had to temporarily shut their Hale End Academy following a staff member testing positive for Covid-19.

The Premier League side were left with no choice but to close the facility while they undertake a track and trace operation.

A report in the Athletic details a senior staff member that had travelled abroad before returning a positive test result when back at the Academy. Six other staff members have been asked to enter self-isolation as a result. 

Arsenal have temporarily shut their Hale End Academy due to a positive staff Covid-19 test

A statement from Arsenal read: ‘We can confirm that a member of staff from our Hale End Academy has tested positive for Covid-19. 

‘The positive test…