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MLB and MLBPA Announce First COVID-19 Test Results

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MLB and MLBPA Announce First COVID-19 Test Results

2020-07-04 11:00:05

 

-MLB Release posted by Daniel Mogollon, Staff Writer; Images: New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso homers. (Image Source: Wendell Cruz/USA TODAY Sports Images) 

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today the first set of results for the COVID-19 testing conducted as part of the mandatory Intake Screening process under MLB’s COVID-19 Health Monitoring & Testing Plan, prior to the workouts and full baseball activities that are beginning today. The independent Utah laboratory has reported the results through the first week of intake testing.

  • The total number of positive tests is 38, which is 1.2% of the 3,185 total samples collected and tested.
  • Thirty-one (31) of these 38 positives are players and seven (7) are staff members.
  • Nineteen (19) different Clubs have had one or more individuals test positive during intake testing.

 

 
 

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