Eight positives reported in latest MLB COVID-19 results

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.

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