Rotherham United can confirm that following further confirmation of the results from today’s Covid testing, the decision has been made to postpone Tuesday night’s Sky Bet Championship fixture at Luton Town.
The latest round of testing – the results of which were returned on Friday - has confirmed that a number of first team players have contracted the virus and will therefore have to complete a period of self-isolation in line with Government guidance.
The Millers have remained in close contact with the EFL and medical professionals on the matter since learning of the outbreak and it is with their advice taken into consideration that the decision has been reached to postpone the game at Kenilworth Road.
A new date will be confirmed in due course.
EFL STATEMENT: ROTHERHAM UNITED
Rotherham United’s Sky Bet Championship fixture against Luton Town on Tuesday 9 March has been suspended.
The Club informed the EFL that they would be unable to fulfil the fixture following recent positive COVID-19 tests and the requirement for players and staff to self-isolate as per EFL and Government guidance in order to mitigate against the risk of further infection.
The circumstances surrounding the postponement will now be the subject of an investigation in accordance with EFL Regulations.
A revised date for the rearranged fixture will be confirmed in due course.