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The Latest: 3 players, 3 staffers positive in MLB testing

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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During the past week, three major league players and three staff members were positive for COVID-19 among 11,713 tests, a 0.05% positive rate. The commissioner’s office said there have been 31 positive tests – 20 for players, 11 for staff – among 111,312 monitoring tests, a rate of 0.03%. The positive tests were among 17 of the 30 teams. There have been three COVID-related postponements, all a season-opening series between Washington and the New York Mets.

MLB said it had collected 172,740 samples in the final figures released last year and that 91 had been positive, or 0.05%. Fifty-seven of 91 positives were players, and 21 of the 30 teams have had a person covered by the monitoring test positive. There were 45 regular-season games postponed for virus-related reasons last year, but two were not made up between St. Louis and Detroit.

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