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Sports Phillies' latest COVID-19 tests come back negative

18:20  01 august  2020
18:20  01 august  2020 Source:   thescore.com

Report: Phillies off Friday, will return Saturday with doubleheader vs. Jays

  Report: Phillies off Friday, will return Saturday with doubleheader vs. Jays The Philadelphia Phillies will not face the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, sources told Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Instead, the two teams will play a doubleheader Saturday and a single game Sunday. The Phillies faced the Miami Marlins in a three-game series at Citizens Bank Park last weekend, but multiple Marlins players and staff members tested positive for COVID-19 during the series and afterward. All of the Phillies' players and staffThe Phillies faced the Miami Marlins in a three-game series at Citizens Bank Park last weekend, but multiple Marlins players and staff members tested positive for COVID-19 during the series and afterward.

The Philadelphia Phillies took another step towards returning to the diamond on Wednesday with their entire 30-man roster and coaching staff testing negative for COVID - 19 for the second consecutive Related slideshow: COVID - 19 and sports: Latest updates across all leagues (Provided by Yardbarker).

Six hours later , the test came back negative . Rawson believes it was a false negative , and that the test was not administered correctly. So far, there is little reliable research into overall COVID - 19 test performance. But it’s dangerous to place too much faith in the test’s verdict, says Dr. Colin West, a

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The Philadelphia Phillies received good news Saturday after their latest round of COVID-19 testing returned no positive results, the team announced.

Phillies players now can access Citizens Bank Park for staggered workouts. The ballpark was shut down for cleaning earlier this week after one coach and one clubhouse staff member reportedly tested positive.

The Phillies haven't played since July 26 after coming into contact with the Miami Marlins. They had a four-game series against the New York Yankees and a three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays postponed due to their contact with Miami players.

Phillies, Marlins on track to play after latest round of negative tests

  Phillies, Marlins on track to play after latest round of negative tests The Philadelphia Phillies reported no new positive test results for COVID-19 and will travel to New York to play the Yankees on Monday night, according to MLB.com's Mark Feinsand. The Phillies have gone four consecutive days without a positive test result after being forced to isolate following their season-opening series with the Miami Marlins. During that series, one coach and one clubhouse attendant reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 after coming into contact with the Marlins.

PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — More than 400 coronavirus tests were carried out on tennis players and staff members ahead of the Palermo Ladies Open and all of them came back negative . Stay informed daily on the latest news and advice on COVID - 19 from the editors at U.S. News & World Report.

Conventional diagnostic tests for the novel coronavirus may give false- negative results about 30 However, preliminary research from China suggests that the most common type of COVID - 19 test "The good news is that the tests appear to be highly specific: If your test comes back positive, it is "Testing may be falsely negative if the test is obtained too early or too late compared to infection, or

Miami has been dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak that has reportedly seen 18 players and two coaches test positive. The Marlins' latest round of testing returned no new positive results, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post.

Philadelphia is scheduled to face the Marlins in Miami on Tuesday, but MLB Network's Jon Heyman reports the Phillies won't make the trip.

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No new positives for Marlins, Phils; 2B Isan Diaz opts out .
The Miami Marlins received no new positive results in their latest round of coronavirus testing, a person familiar with the situation said Saturday, but second baseman Isan Diaz opted out of the season. The Philadelphia Phillies, meanwhile, said Saturday they had no new positives from tests a day before. Players were permitted to access Citizens Bank Park for staggered workouts beginning in the afternoon. The person discussing the Marlins spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the tests had not been released publicly. At least 21 members of the Marlins’ travelling party have been infected by an outbreak at the start of a season-opening trip.

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