02 December, 2020
Lewis Hamilton Tests Positive For COVID-19
Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for COVID-19, governing body FIA said on Tuesday.
"In accordance with COVID-19 protocols and public health authority guidelines in Bahrain he (Hamilton) is now isolating," said an FIA statement. "The procedures set out by the FIA and Formula 1 will ensure no wider impact on this weekend's event." Hamilton who on Sunday won the Bahrain Grand Prix, the first of back-to-back races in the Gulf state, has already secured a record-equalling seventh world championship this season.