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Eight positives reported in latest MLB COVID-19 results

Mr. and Mrs. Met have the biggest face masks at Citi Field. Thursday, April 8, 2021

Opening Day At Citi Field
Mr. and Mrs. Met have the biggest face masks at Citi Field. Thursday, April 8, 2021 Opening Day At Citi Field

Three players and five staff members tested positive for COVID-19 in the latest weekly results released Friday by Major League Baseball and the Players Association.

Out of a total of 12,458 monitoring tests conducted on players and staff members, that equates to a positive rate of 0.06 percent.

To date, there have been 39 positive monitoring tests (23 players, 16 staff members) out of 123,770 tests conducted for a positive rate of 0.03 percent.

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Nineteen different teams have had at least one person test positive during the monitoring phase.

An independent laboratory in Utah analyzes the tests.

–Field Level Media

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