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Zero players test positive in latest MLB COVID-19 results

May 1, 2021; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; A Cincinnati Reds usher holds up a sign reminding fans to wear masks during the second inning of the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports

Zero players and one staff member tested positive for COVID-19 in the latest weekly results released Friday by Major League Baseball and the Players Association.

The staff member who tested positive works at an alternate site.

Out of a total of 10,330 monitoring tests conducted on players and staff members, that equates to a positive rate of 0.009 percent.

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To date, there have been 44 positive tests (27 players, 17 staff members) out of 145,647 monitoring tests conducted for a positive rate of 0.03 percent.

Twenty-one 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