MLB announces latest COVID-19 test results
|Friday, August 21, 2020, 11:58 AM-|
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, August 20th:
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 12,485.
7 of these 12,485 samples, which is 0.05%, have been new positives.
3 positives were players and 4 were staff members.
5 were Major League Club personnel and 2 were Alternate Site personnel
The total number of monitoring samples collected and tested has been 78,612.
82 of these 78,612 samples, which is 0.1%, have been new positives.
54 of the 82 positives have been players and 28 have been staff members.
19 different Clubs have had a Covered Individual test positive during Monitoring Testing.