NEW YORK – Thirteen of 4,336 tests for COVID-19 were positive during intake for Major League Baseball's spring training, a rate of 0.3% The commissioner's office said Friday that nine positive samples involved players and four involved staff.
Positive tests included 11 of the 30 teams. After the intake screening, there were no new positives among 2,298 monitoring test samples.
Samples thus far totaled 6,634. All players on 40-man rosters and players with minor league contracts invited to big league training camp are screened.Read more on clickorlando.com