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Latest COVID-19 results released by MLB, PA

July 31, 2020

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today the latest COVID-19 testing results under MLB’s COVID-19 Health Monitoring & Testing Plan, through the end of Thursday, July 30: MONITORING TESTING Covered Individuals are now in Monitoring Testing. To date, the results of Monitoring Testing are

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today the latest COVID-19 testing results under MLB’s COVID-19 Health Monitoring & Testing Plan, through the end of Thursday, July 30:

MONITORING TESTING

Covered Individuals are now in Monitoring Testing. To date, the results of Monitoring Testing are as follows:

  • The number of monitoring samples collected and tested in the past week was 11,895.
  • 29 of these 11,895 samples, which is 0.2%, have been new positives.
  • 20 positives were players and 9 were staff members.
  • 21 of the 29 positives were from a single MLB Club; the remaining 29 Clubs had 8 positives (2 Major League players, 1 Alternate Site player, and 5 staff).
  • The total number of monitoring samples collected and tested has been 40,783.
  • 58 of these 40,783 samples, which is 0.1%, have been new positives.
  • 42 of the 58 positives have been players and 16 have been staff members.
  • 19 different Clubs have had a Covered Individual test positive during Monitoring Testing.


ALL TESTING TO DATE

Combining the totals of previously completed Intake Screening and ongoing Monitoring Testing, the results are as follows:

  • The total number of new positive tests is 128, which is 0.3% of the 44,535 samples since the beginning of Intake Screening on June 27.
  • Among the 128 positives, 104 have been players and 24 have been staff members.
  • 28 different Clubs have had a Covered Individual test positive in Intake Screening or during Monitoring Testing.