Five members of the Dodgers organization have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Health.
One person with knowledge of the situation who was not authorized to speak on the file said none of the five positive tests came from people in the Dodgers playoff bubble in Texas last month, where third baseman Justin Turner tested positive and Removed during the period. The team’s World Series victory wins on October 27.
The new tests were reported on the Department of Health’s COVID-19 tracking website on Friday, although the information was valid until Thursday evening, according to the website. It was also found that a family member associated with the organization also tested positive.
None of the people who tested positive have been identified by the county, and it is unknown how they contracted the virus. A Dodgers spokesman declined to comment.
The news came the same day that Major League Baseball announced that Turner would not take disciplinary action for his decision to return to the field and join after winning the Dodgers’ World Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas attend the celebration after the game.
The Times staffer, Jorge Castillo, contributed to this report.