Hull City's opponents this evening have confirmed that manager David Moyes and two of their players were withdrawn before kick-off after testing positive for coronavirus.
Moyes, alongside Issa Diop and Josh Cullen were informed of their positive test while at the London Stadium preparing for kick-off in the Carabao Cup third round match against the Tigers.
Following the news the trio departed the stadium and after the medical staff were satisfied, a decision was taken for the match to go ahead.
In a statement issued by the club, West Ham said:
"West Ham United can confirm that David Moyes, Issa Diop and Josh Cullen have returned positive tests for COVID-19.
"The Club’s medical team were informed of the test results as the team were at London Stadium preparing for this evening’s Carabao Cup third round tie against Hull City. The manager and both players immediately left the stadium and have returned home.
"All three, who are asymptomatic, will now follow Public Health England and Premier League guidelines and protocols.
"Everyone at West Ham United send their best wishes to David, Issa and Josh.
"Tuesday’s match will go ahead as planned, with Assistant Manager Alan Irvine taking charge of the team.
"The Club’s measures and protocols around COVID-19 remain stringent. This included offering to test the Hull City team ahead of tonight’s fixture – an offer which they opted not to accept."