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MLB, MLBPA announce COVID-19 test results

October 23, 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, October 22nd: 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, October 22nd:

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 3,597.
  • There were 0 new positives among these 3,597 samples.
  • Among Major League players, there have now been no new positives for 54 consecutive days and in 62 of the last 63 days.
  • The total number of monitoring samples collected and tested to date has been 172,740.
  • 91 of these 172,740 samples, which is 0.05%, have been new positives.
  • 57 of the 91 positives have been players and 34 have been staff members.
  • 21 different Clubs have had a Covered Individual test positive during Monitoring Testing.