Rotherham United: Millers forced to postpone third Championship match due to Covid-19

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Rotherham United have not been in action since beating Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on 3 March

Rotherham have been forced to postpone a third consecutive Championship fixture due to three positive Covid-19 results among their players and staff.

The numbers were confirmed in the latest EFL-wide twice-weekly testing.

Rotherham's home match against Coventry City on Saturday has been called off after further cases were recorded in a repeat round of testing on Sunday.

Their trip to Brentford last Saturday and Tuesday's home match at Luton had already been postponed on Friday.

The Millers, third from bottom in the Championship and three points adrift of safety, closed their Roundwood training ground on Friday after the first positive cases were confirmed.

They confirmed a further set of results received on Monday had returned "several more positive cases".

In a statement, the club said "it will continue to further investigate the outbreak".

The EFL will also submit their own inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the postponement of the Coventry City fixture.

It is the second time Rotherham have been affected by a Covid-19 outbreak at the club this season. They had to postpone fixtures against Derby County and Middlesbrough in December following a number of positive tests.

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