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MLB, MLBPA announce latest test results

August 21, 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, August 20th: 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, August 20th:

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 12,485.
• 7 of these 12,485 samples, which is 0.05%, have been new positives.
• 3 positives were players and 4 were staff members.
• 5 were Major League Club personnel and 2 were Alternate Site personnel
• The total number of monitoring samples collected and tested has been 78,612.
• 82 of these 78,612 samples, which is 0.1%, have been new positives.
• 54 of the 82 positives have been players and 28 have been staff members.
• 19 different Clubs have had a Covered Individual test positive during Monitoring Testing.