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MLB and MLBPA Announce Latest COVID-19 Test Results Today

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MLB and MLBPA Announce Latest COVID-19 Test Results Today

2020-08-07 19:04:17

 

-MLB release posted by Daniel Mogollon, Staff Writer; Images: Los Angeles Dodgers with social distanced high five. (Image Source: Robert Gauthier / Getty Images)​

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 6th:

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 13,043.
  • 13 of these 13,043 samples, which is 0.1%, have been new positives.
  • 7 positives were players and 6 were staff members.
  • 4 of the last 7 days had no new positives.
  • The total number of monitoring samples collected and tested has been 53,826.
  • 71 of these 53,826 samples, which is 0.1%, have been new positives.
  • 49 of the 71 positives have been players and 22 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 141, which is 0.2% of the 57,578 samples since the beginning of Intake Screening on June 27th.

  • Among the 141 positives, 111 have been players and 30 have been staff members.

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

 

 
 

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