Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc has examined optimistic for Covid-19 however is barely experiencing ‘gentle signs’.
The Frenchman’s optimistic end result happens days after Formulation One bosses unveiled a revamped calendar following the postponement of the Australian and Chinese language Grand Prix attributable to strict coronavirus journey restrictions in place in each nations.
McLaren driver Lando Norris examined optimistic for the virus earlier this month whereas champion Lewis Hamilton suffered with Covid-19 on the finish of the 2020 season.
Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc says that he has not too long ago examined optimistic for Covid-19
An announcement from Ferrari learn: ‘Driver Charles Leclerc has examined optimistic for Covid-19. In accordance with the workforce’s protocols, Charles is examined recurrently and yesterday the end result from his newest check got here again optimistic.
‘Charles notified us instantly and has knowledgeable everybody he has been in shut contact with in the previous few days. He’s at the moment feeling happy with gentle signs and is now self-isolating at dwelling in Monaco.’
Leclerc offered an replace on Twitter, he stated: ‘I’m feeling OK and have gentle signs.
‘I’ll stay in isolation in my dwelling in Monaco in compliance with the rules set by the native well being authorities.’
The brand new F1 season is about to get beneath manner in Bahrain on March 28 earlier than it heads to Europe for a race in Imola on April 18.
Leclerc’s prognosis comes days after F1 rescheduled the 2021 season attributable to Covid-19