COVID-19 : 38 cases of infection in the major league baseball

COVID-19 : 38 cas d’infection dans le baseball majeur

Major league baseball announced Friday that 38 cases of COVID-19 through the league, 31 of whom were among the players.

The other seven infected people are members of the staff teams.

In total, 3185 tests have been carried out and the contamination rate of 1.2%. No less than 19 teams have one or more cases within their organization.

Since Wednesday, the players began to report to their teams to resume training camp in preparation for the upcoming season, which will have 60 matches. The beginning of the training through the league is scheduled for Friday and Saturday.

The significant increase in the number of cases of coronavirus in the United States recently was also fear of a significant increase in infections in major league baseball.

“We expect a lot of testing positive”, had been admitted to the president of the Blue Jays Mark Shapiro, the last week, Sportsnet.

If circumstances permit, the season of major league baseball could start on the 23rd or the 24th of July.

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