MLB announces no new positive COVID-19 tests among players

In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, a baseball is shown on the grass at the Cincinnati Reds baseball spring training facility in Goodyear, Ariz. (Ross D. Franklin / AP)

For the 54th consecutive day, there have been no positive COVID-19 tests among Major League Baseball players, the league and the players association announced Friday.

Over 3,500 samples were collected and tested during the latest testing period, which ran through the end of Oct. 22.

There have now been no new positive results in 62 of the past 63 days, with the World Series set to go no later than Oct. 28.

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