COVID-19: “The players will be tested several times a week,” says the commissioner of major league baseball Rob Manfred

COVID-19: «Les joueurs seront testés plusieurs fois par semaine», affirme le commissaire du baseball majeur Rob Manfred

The commissioner of major league baseball, Rob Manfred, has said that the players will be tested several times a week for the COVID-19 when its circuit will resume its activities in the coming months.

This is what the man is 61-year-old said during his appearance on CNN, Thursday night.

“All the players will be tested several times a week. Antibody testing less frequently will also be made as a complement to tests [for the COVID-19]”, emphasized Manfred.

In addition, the commissioner said that a player who shows symptoms of the coronavirus shall immediately make a test. The athletes that will be reported positive to the virus should be placed in quarantine, and until they get two negative results in the test.

Major league baseball and its players Association have again encountered this week, in order to find a common agreement on the resumption of activities. The season 2020 has never been able to put in motion since the pandemic hit North America at a time when the campaign should begin.

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