MLB, MLBPA reveal first COVID-19 test results

July 3rd, 2020

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced Friday the first set of results for the COVID-19 testing conducted as part of the mandatory Intake Screening process under MLB’s COVID-19 Health Monitoring & Testing Plan, prior to the workouts and full baseball activities that are beginning Friday. The independent Utah laboratory has reported the results through the first week of intake testing.

  • The total number of positive tests is 38, which is 1.2% of the 3,185 total samples collected and tested. 
  • Thirty-one (31) of these 38 positives are players and seven (7) are staff members.
  • Nineteen (19) different Clubs have had one or more individuals test positive during intake testing.