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Mercedes confirms positive coronavirus case within F1 team

Mercedes has confirmed one of its team members has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the Eifel Grand Prix weekend. Mercedes has offered no further information, but it is believed that the positive results were not returned by drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas. F1 has reported a higher number of coronavirus cases over the last handful of testing rounds, with last week’s confirmed total reading 10 ancillary cases. In a statement released on Thursday, Mercedes said: “We can confirm that a team member has tested positive. “This has been handled and is being handled in line with FIA protocols, working closely with the FIA.” Sergio Perez is so far the only confirmed...
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