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MLB and MLBPA announce latest COVID-19 test results

July 24, 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, July 23rd: 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, July 23rd:

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 10,939.

• 6 of these 10,939 samples, which is 0.05%, have been new positives.

• 4 positives were players and 2 were staff members.

• The total number of monitoring samples collected and tested has been 28,888.

• 29 of these 28,888 samples, which is 0.1%, have been new positives.

• 22 of the 29 positives have been players and 7 have been staff members.

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

ALL TESTING TO DATE

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

• The total number of new positive tests is 99, which is 0.3% of the 32,640 samples since the beginning of Intake Screening on June 27th.

• Among the 99 positives, 84 have been players and 15 have been staff members.

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