MLB and MLBPA announce latest COVID-19 test results

October 23rd, 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:


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.