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MLB, MLBPA announce COVID-19 test results

July 10, 2020

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced Friday the COVID-19 testing results under MLB’s COVID-19 Health Monitoring & Testing Plan, through the end of Thursday, July 9th: COMPLETED INTAKE SCREENING • The total number of positive tests was 66, which was 1.8% of the 3,748

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced Friday the COVID-19 testing results under MLB’s COVID-19 Health Monitoring & Testing Plan, through the end of Thursday, July 9th:

COMPLETED INTAKE SCREENING

• The total number of positive tests was 66, which was 1.8% of the 3,748 total samples tested.

• 58 of these 66 positives were players and 8 were staff members.

• 27 different Clubs had a Covered Individual test positive in Intake Screening.

MONITORING TESTING

With the Intake Screening process complete, Covered Individuals have now moved on to Monitoring Testing, which will test Tier 1 individuals every other day and Tier 2 individuals multiple times per week. To date, the results of Monitoring Testing are as follows:

• The total number of monitoring samples collected and tested has been 7,401.

• 17 of these 7,401 samples, which is 0.2%, have been new positives.

• 13 of the 17 positives have been players and 4 have been staff members.

• 10 different Clubs have had a Covered Individual test positive during Monitoring Testing.

COMBINED INTAKE AND MONITORING TESTING

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

• The total number of positive tests is 83, which is 0.7% of the 11,149 samples since the beginning of Intake Screening on June 27th.

• Among the 83 positives, 71 have been players and 12 have been staff members.

• 28 different Clubs have had a Covered Individual test positive in Intake Screening or during Monitoring Testing.