Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) announced today the first set of results from their Covid-19 testing.
Here's a breakdown of the results:
- The total number of positive tests is 38, which is 1.2% of the 3,185 total samples collected and tested, according to the statement.
- Thirty-one of these 38 positives are players and seven are staff members, the statement said.
- Nineteen different clubs have had one or more individuals test positive during intake testing, according to the statement
The testing was 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 started today.