Plans for Scottish soccer’s monumental restart might probably have suffered a blow following a significant coronavirus outbreak at St Mirren.
Seven members of workers on the Buddies have examined constructive for COVID-19 9 days earlier than the Scottish Premiership is because of begin.
St Mirren confirmed a number of members of their teaching workers had examined constructive however no gamers.
The Scottish soccer authorities introduced that golf equipment must revert to twice-weekly testing after the necessities have been relaxed earlier this month.
An announcement from the league and governing physique learn: “The Joint Response Group has been notified that St Mirren Soccer Membership has as we speak returned seven constructive exams for COVID-19.
“We instantly contacted the Scottish authorities and the workplace of the scientific director for Scotland to relay this info.
“As a consequence, St Mirren’s deliberate pleasant match at house to St Johnstone, scheduled to happen on Saturday 25 July, has been cancelled.
“In mild of this and different current 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 as a result of kick off their season at house to Livingston on August 1.