Autumn Nations Series: England wait on Covid-19 results after Farrell tests positive

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Owen Farrell was positive for Covid-19 Friday

Autumn Nations Series: England and Tonga Date: Saturday 6 November Kick-off at 15:15 GMT. Live text commentary available on the BBC Sport app.

The Rugby Football Union is still waiting for the results of the most recent round of Covid-19 testing to determine the status of England's Autumn Nations Series opener against Tonga.

Captain Owen Farrell was tested positive for the virus Friday morning. He has been placed in isolation.

This is the result of a backroom employee testing positive on Thursday.

As a precaution, the entire squad was subject to an additional round PCR testing.

However, no information is expected to be available until Saturday morning regarding who will face the Tongans at Twickenham.