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Latest club Covid-19 updates

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The latest news and stories from AFC Bournemouth as the club deals with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

This is a developing article which will be updated as further news on the club's response to the Covid-19 outbreak is made available.

The club has chosen to donate funding from the Cherries Community Fund to five local hospices as they are a sector very much in the news at the moment, dealing with the most challenging and unprecedented times due to COVID-19.

As the CCF cannot run as normal at the moment the panel wanted to ensure existing funds could be put to good use. The hospices that have received a donation from us are Lewis-Manning Hospice, Macmillan Caring Locally, Naomi’s House/Jack’s Place, Forest Holme Hospice and Julia’s House.

CLUB CONFIRM ONE POSITIVE COVID-19 TEST - 24th May

The club confirm that one member of the playing staff has tested positive.

PREMIER LEAGUE STATEMENT: COVID-19 TEST RESULTS - 19th May

Results of testing to over 700 Premier League players and staff ahead of the resumption of training.

PREMIER LEAGUE CLUBS VOTE FOR TRAINING RETURN - 18th May

Premier League clubs vote in favour of a return to training.

MASTERS: CLUBS UNITED IN DESIRE TO RESTART SEASON - 11th May

Premier League CEO on shareholders' collective wish for a return of competition.

CHERRIES LIFT SPIRITS WITH COMMUNITY CALLS - 7th May

Latest from the club's interaction with the community through phone calls, including for members of the squad.

NEW ACTIVITY PACKS AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN - 4th May

The latest packs brought out by the Community Sports Trust.

PREMIER LEAGUE STATEMENT OF 1 MAY - 1st May

The Premier League's latest statement in regards to the season and its potential resumption.

ACADEMY GAMES PROGRAMME CURTAILED - 1st May

Information on the curtailment of matches involving the AFC Bournemouth Academy.

​SQUAD SUPPORT BOOT THE VIRUS CAMPAIGN​ - 30th April

Club donating boots for a worthy cause.

CLUB PARTNERS HELPING WITH COVID-19 FIGHT - 17th April

How the club's partners are helping in the community during the pandemic.

STATEMENT: COVID-19 UPDATE FROM THE BOARD - 14th April

A club statement from the AFC Bournemouth board of directors, including news of reversing the club's decision to furlough employees.

CLUB DONATE THOUSANDS OF ITEMS TO FOODBANK - 14th April

The club donate thousands of non-perishable food items to the town's foodbank.

NEW ACTIVITY PACK AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN - 10th April

Education activity packs for primary and secondary school pupils made available by the Community Sports Trust.

PREMIER LEAGUE SHAREHOLDERS ISSUE STATEMENT - 3rd April

Details of the Premier League's latest statement on the Covid-19 outbreak.

CLUB STATEMENT: COVID-19 UPDATE - 1st April

The club's board of directors give an update on the effect of Covid-19 on AFC Bournemouth.

CLUB DONATE EASTER EGGS TO FOODBANK - 31st March

The Cherries donate 250 unused Easter eggs to Bournemouth Foodbank.

EASTER SOCCER CAMPS CANCELLED- 29th March

Information as Covid-19 cancels Community Sports Trust's Easter Soccer Camps.

WOMEN'S SEASON COMES TO AN END - 26th March

AFC Bournemouth Women's season drawn to a premature close.

CLUB SUPPLIER TO OFFER HOME DELIVERY - 25th March

Harvest, one of the club’s food suppliers has extended its delivery service to households during the pandemic.

CLUB LOOK AT TICKET INITIATIVE FOR KEY WORKERS - 25th March

Cherries investigating initiative to pledge match tickets to key workers during the 2020/21 season.

CLUB REACHING OUT TO AT RISK FANS - 23rd March

Club’s ticketing team and members of the first team squad proactively calling fans on its database who fall into the Government’s ‘at risk’ category.

COMMUNITY SPORTS TRUST COVID-19 UPDATE - 21st March

News after the decision to suspend all non-school activity, with details of how the Trust has been working behind the scenes to develop methods and resources to stay in regular fan contact.

VITALITY STADIUM CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19 - 17th March

Stadium and customer-facing functions close their doors due to the pandemic.

PREMIER LEAGUE SUSPENDED BY OUTBREAK - 13th March

The Cherries' Premier League fixtures held up by Covid-19.

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