Montpellier says 10 of 12 positive virus cases are negative

MONTPELLIER, France (AP) — French soccer club Montpellier says 10 of the 12 positive cases for COVID-19 among its players and staff showed up as negative after a retest on Friday.

The two confirmed as positive were a player and a staff member, Montpellier said in a statement without naming them.

Earlier Friday, Montpellier said eight players and four staff members tested tested positive on Thursday and isolated themselves.

Fifth-place Montpellier is scheduled to play at sixth-place Monaco on Sunday in Ligue 1.

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