Corona has arrived at Lewis Hamilton.
On Tuesday, the International Automobile Federation (FIFA) announced that British Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has been infected with the new Corona virus.
“Via” said that a Mercedes driver is infected with the new Corona virus, and will not participate in the penultimate round of the season scheduled for Sunday at the Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain.
“Via, Formula One and Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 can confirm today (Tuesday) that during the compulsory PCR tests before the Sakhir Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton had tested positive for the virus + Covid-19,” AFP quoted the federation as saying.
“According to the protocols + Covid-19 + and the guidelines of the Public Health Authority in Bahrain, he has now placed himself in isolation,” VIA added in a statement.
The statement indicated that “the measures put in place by the International Automobile Federation and Formula 1 will ensure that there is no wider impact on this weekend’s event,” which constitutes the penultimate 16th stage of this season, which crowned Hamilton and Mercedes with their titles among drivers and manufacturers.
The announcement of Hamilton’s infection with the virus comes after he scored, on Sunday, in Bahrain his fifth successive and eleventh victory this season, stressing that he fully deserves to win the world title for the seventh time in his career, and the equation for the achievement of German legend Michael Schumacher.
Source: Sky News