In a bid to contain the spread and threat of a global pandemic, governments around the world are endeavouring to avoid any unnecessary travel and public gatherings.
Pooling groups of professional sportsmen and women together at London Colney would fall into that category.
The Gunners acknowledge as much and continue to follow the necessary protocols during an uncertain time for the population as a whole.
Plans to start training again on March 24 had been put in place when it was revealed that a 14-day self-isolation period would be required on the back of Mikel Arteta contracting Covid-19.
The Spaniard is feeling “very well” again, but he will not be cleared to return to work just yet.