Plans for Scottish soccer’s monumental restart could probably have suffered a blow following a serious coronavirus outbreak at St Mirren.
Seven members of employees on the Buddies have examined optimistic for COVID-19 9 days earlier than the Scottish Premiership is because of begin.
St Mirren confirmed a number of members of their teaching employees had examined optimistic however no gamers.
The Scottish soccer authorities introduced that golf equipment must revert to twice-weekly testing after the necessities had been relaxed earlier this month.
A press release from the league and governing physique learn: “The Joint Response Group has been notified that St Mirren Soccer Membership has right this moment returned seven optimistic assessments for COVID-19.
“We instantly contacted the Scottish authorities and the workplace of the scientific director for Scotland to relay this data.
“As a consequence, St Mirren’s deliberate pleasant match at dwelling to St Johnstone, scheduled to happen on Saturday 25 July, has been cancelled.
“In mild of this and different latest occasions, the JRG hereby notifies Scottish Premiership golf equipment that with speedy impact they have to revert to twice-weekly testing protocols till additional discover.”
St Mirren are on account of kick off their season at dwelling to Livingston on August 1.