March 26th, 2021
Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today the latest COVID-19 testing results conducted under MLB’s COVID-19 Health Monitoring & Testing Plan. The independent Utah laboratory has reported the following results during the past week:
Weekly Monitoring Testing:
- 13,978 tests conducted, with 4 new positive tests (2 players and 2 staff members); a 0.03% positive rate.
Total Monitoring Testing To Date:
- 72,751 tests conducted, with 17 total positive tests (12 players, 5 staff members); a 0.02% positive rate. Eleven (11) different Clubs have had a Covered Individual test positive during Monitoring Testing.
Total Testing (Monitoring + Intake Testing):
78,227 tests conducted, with 33 total positive tests (25 players, 8 staff members); a 0.04% positive rate. Eighteen (18) different Clubs have had a Covered Individual test positive since the start of Intake Screening.
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