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MLB announces latest COVID-19 test results

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 23rd:

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 10,939.

• 6 of these 10,939 samples, which is 0.05%, have been new positives.

• 4 positives were players and 2 were staff members.

• The total number of monitoring samples collected and tested has been 28,888.

• 29 of these 28,888 samples, which is 0.1%, have been new positives.

• 22 of the 29 positives have been players and 7 have been staff members.

• 17 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 99, which is 0.3% of the 32,640 samples since the beginning of Intake Screening on June 27th.

• Among the 99 positives, 84 have been players and 15 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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