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Two players test positive in latest MLB COVID-19 results

MLB COVID-19 policies to change
Mar 3, 2021; Fort Myers, Florida, USA; A general view of cleaning supplies and a sign to wear a mask are seen on the concourse prior to the spring training game between the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox at CenturyLink Sports Complex. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Two players and two 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 13,978 monitoring tests conducted on players and staff members, that equates to a positive rate of 0.03 percent.

To date, there have been 17 positive monitoring tests (12 players, five staff members) out of 72,751 tests conducted, a positive rate of 0.02 percent.

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Eleven 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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