The Miami Marlins’ COVID-19 situation continues to get worse. The total of positive tests has, reportedly, hit 15. This development has caused the organization to suspend all of the Marlins’ games through Sunday, August 2.
ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported the news on Tuesday via Twitter.
Eight more players and two coaches with the Miami Marlins have tested positive for COVID-19, as an outbreak has spread throughout their clubhouse and brought the total of cases in recent days to at least 14, sources familiar with the situation tell me and @JesseRogersESPN.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) July 27, 2020
Before the games were postponed, the Washington Nationals voted to refuse to play in Miami in the midst of their outbreak. The postponement of the games may mitigate this situation, as the Marlins were slated to play the Nationals Friday, July 31 through Sunday, August 2.
This postponement will also fully erase the Marlins’ series against the Baltimore Orioles for the time being. It is unclear what the MLB will do going forward, as the Marlins are still quarantined in Philadelphia.
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