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MLB, MLBPA reveal first COVID-19 test results

July 3, 2020

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced Friday the first set of results for the COVID-19 testing conducted as part of the mandatory Intake Screening process under MLB’s COVID-19 Health Monitoring & Testing Plan, prior to the workouts and full baseball activities that are beginning

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced Friday the first set of results for the COVID-19 testing conducted as part of the mandatory Intake Screening process under MLB’s COVID-19 Health Monitoring & Testing Plan, prior to the workouts and full baseball activities that are beginning Friday. The independent Utah laboratory has reported the results through the first week of intake testing.

  • The total number of positive tests is 38, which is 1.2% of the 3,185 total samples collected and tested.
  • Thirty-one (31) of these 38 positives are players and seven (7) are staff members.
  • Nineteen (19) different Clubs have had one or more individuals test positive during intake testing.