German Chancellor Angela Markel has confirmed that the German Bundesliga is to resume this month.
The German Bundesliga will be the first major European league to resume the season after the Chancellor of the Germany, Angela Markel has confirmed the resumption of the league and date is set to be given by the German FA (DFL) on Thursday this week.
All matches are to be played behind closed doors.
Bayern Munich are four points at the top of the table nine games to spare in the Bundesliga with Dortmund trailing them.
The announcement was given after a day when the top two German division returned 10 positive results from 1724 corona virus test.
The DFL said that many top division teams would be greatly affected financially so the league have to resume.
Players did resume training last month with the hope of resuming the league on 9 May.
Germany has ban large events with large crowd until October 24, which means games are going to be played behind closed doors, but the DFL has initiated a health and safety plan that might see up to 300 people in the stadium to minimize the risk of infection.