The Mets announced Saturday that COVID-19 tests taken Thursday and Friday by members of the traveling party back to New York from Miami all came back negative. Further, tests taken by close contacts of the two individuals who tested positive also came back negative.
The tests were administered after one Mets player and one staff member tested positive during New York’s series against the Marlins earlier this week. The test results for those two individuals came on Thursday, and that day’s series finale against the Marlins was postponed. The individuals who tested positive and their close contacts stayed in Miami, while the remaining Mets players and staff members returned to New York on Thursday night.
The Mets’ weekend Subway Series against the Yankees was also postponed out of an abundance of caution while further testing was administered. Along with their announcement of the negative test results, the Mets added that all players and staffers who returned to New York would continue to be tested and remain in self-isolation.