MLB, MLBPA latest COVID-19 test results

October 16th, 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 15th: 


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 5,026.

• There were 0 new positives among these 5,026 samples.

o Among Major League players, there have now been no new positives for 47 consecutive days and in 55 of the last 56 days.  

• The total number of monitoring samples collected and tested to date has been 169,143.

o 91 of these 169,143 samples, which is 0.05%, have been new positives.

o 57 of the 91 positives have been players and 34 have been staff members.  

o 21 different Clubs have had a Covered Individual test positive during Monitoring Testing.