MLB announces latest COVID-19 test results
|Friday, July 31, 2020, 5:40 PM-|
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 30th:
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 11,895.
29 of these 11,895 samples, which is 0.2%, have been new positives.
20 positives were players and 9 were staff members.
21 of the 29 positives were from a single MLB Club; the remaining 29 Clubs had 8 positives (2 Major League players, 1 Alternate Site player, and 5 staff).
The total number of monitoring samples collected and tested has been 40,783.
58 of these 40,783 samples, which is 0.1%, have been new positives.
42 of the 58 positives have been players and 16 have been staff members.
19 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 128, which is 0.3% of the 44,535 samples since the beginning of Intake Screening on June 27th.
Among the 128 positives, 104 have been players and 24 have been staff members.
28 different Clubs have had a Covered Individual test positive in Intake Screening or during Monitoring Testing.
#MLB internal investigation found the #Marlins were very lapse in following protocols during Atlanta trip last weekend, players going out, players in hotel bar, etc. Lots of MLB people very unhappy with Miami— Scott Miller (@ScottMillerBbl) July 31, 2020