The UK Department for Culture, Media and Sport will publish stage two of its elite sport return to training guidance later.
The Premier League are hopeful it will give them the green light to introduce contact sessions by the end of this week.
A player from Bournemouth and a person from an unnamed club tested positive for coronavirus during the top-flight’s second round of screening.
Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend says the latest round of tests has given him confidence that the Premier League can return next month:
Meanwhile teams across the Championship will return to training later – a day after the league published the results of its first round of coronavirus testing.
Just two positive cases were found from 1014 tests.
Both people were employees at Hull City and have begun a seven day period of isolation.