Yankees supervisor Aaron Boone introduced Thursday that the staff now has eight COVID-19 circumstances after shortstop Gleyber Torres’s check from Wednesday got here again positive.
Torres, who was held out from Wednesday’s sport in opposition to the Rays, was placed on the injured listing. Third baseman Miguel Andujar was known as up from from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to exchange Torres.
Torres examined positive despite being absolutely vaccinated and beforehand contracting COVID-19 in December. Boone said that every one eight people who examined positive inside the Yankees group acquired the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which was discovered to be 66% efficient at stopping sickness in trials, per the CDC.
The prior seven circumstances for the Yankees had been from the teaching and assist workers together with pitching coach Matt Blake, third base coach Phil Nevin and first base coach Reggie Willits. Boone stated that six of the seven coaches and staffers had been asymptomatic, and told reporters the staff did not uncover any new circumstances on Thursday,
In April, the staff cleared the 85% threshold of vaccinated Tier 1 workers (gamers, coaches, workers) required by the league with a purpose to raise restrictions, with most receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. With 85% of staff personnel vaccinated, they’re capable of collect in indoor areas, eat in eating places, carpool and keep in private residences whereas touring.
The Yankees (20-16) presently sit third within the AL East behind the Pink Sox and the Blue Jays.
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