One player tests positive in latest MLB COVID-19 results

Mar 14, 2021; West Palm Beach, Florida, USA; A security guard wears his wear your mask sign during the first inning of a spring training game between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals at FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Mandatory Credit: Rhona Wise-USA TODAY Sports

One player tested positive for COVID-19 in the most recent weekly results released Friday by Major League Baseball and the Players Association.

Out of a total of 14,845 monitoring tests conducted on players and staff members, that equates to a positive rate of 0.007 percent.

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To date, there have been 13 positive monitoring tests (10 players, three staff members) out of 58,773 tests conducted, a positive rate of 0.02 percent.

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

An independent laboratory in Utah conducts the testing.

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