David Moyes was absent for the Carabao Cup third round clash with Hull City and it was confirmed during the game that he and two players – Issa Diop and Josh Cullen – had tested positive for coronavirus.
On the pitch, the Hammers did not let that concern them and they got down to business, with goals from Robert Snodgrass, Sebastien Haller (2) and Andriy Yarmolenko (2) helping them to a 5-1 win over the Tigers.
That sees them through to the fourth round and a meeting with either Fleetwood Town or Everton.
But assistant manager Alan Irvine is sure to be quizzed heavily on the positive COVID-19 tests.
Hear from him right here.