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Latest MLB COVID-19 test results

September 18, 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, September 17: 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, September 17:

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 12,381.
• 2 of these 12,381 samples, which is 0.02%, were new positives.
• There were 0 new positives among Major League players and Major League staff members.
• Both positive tests were from a single Club’s Alternate Training Site.
• Among Major League players, there have been no new positives for 19 consecutive days and in 27 of the last 28 days.
• The total number of monitoring samples collected and tested has been 127,718.
• 88 of these 127,718 samples, which is 0.07%, have been new positives.
• 56 of the 88 positives have been players and 32 have been staff members.
• 21 different Clubs have had a Covered Individual test positive during Monitoring Testing.