F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton tests positive for coronavirus days after winning the Bahrain Grand Prix and will MISS this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix after a spell in isolation
The seven-time Formula One world champion is in isolation after his positive result was announced on Tuesday morning and will miss the upcoming Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain this weekend.
An F1 statement said: ‘The FIA, Formula One and Mercedes Team can today confirm that during mandatory pre-race PRC testing for the Sakhir Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for Covid-19.
‘In accordance with Covid-19 protocols, he is now isolating. All contacts have been declared. The procedures set out by the FIA and Formula One will ensure no wider impact on this weekend’s event.’
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