There are now no plans for the EFL to follow suit and a similar rest period for Championship, League One and League Two players is not on the agenda.
"We have been discussing the football calendar with the FA and EFL for several months, including ways we can work together to ease fixture congestion, keep the Premier League action going right through the season and provide a mid-season player break", Scudamore said. "We have also found a way to give the players a much needed mid-season break, whilst keeping the much-loved Christmas schedule in place".
"By coming together and agreeing this change, the clubs have provided a platform for the future success of the League for many years ahead".
However, the introduction of any kind of break is likely to be welcomed by Premier League clubs.
English Premier League clubs will now go on winter breaks starting from February 2019.
The break will be staggered across two weeks, with five matches on the first weekend and five the following weekend.
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It was a busy January transfer window in the Premier League as most of the top teams brought in significant reinforcements for the second half of the season.
In a statement, EFL chief executive Shaun Harvey said he supported the creation of a mid-season break for the top flight but "it is now impractical even if it was desirable for the EFL" to do likewise because of the scheduling challenges of playing 46-game seasons and play-offs.
Both Premier League and global managers have campaigned for a winter break, demanding England fall into line with other nations like Spain, Italy, Germany and France.
"We very much understand, and support, the requirement and wishes of our colleagues across the game to introduce a mid-season player break". Players will be given the time to rest and recover.
Amazon and BT bought the two remaining packages of domestic Premier League rights, with the online giant able to stream two full rounds of top-tier games a season from 2019/20. "We will look to showcase the Sky Bet EFL during the two-week period".