Charles Leclerc tests COVID-19 positive for second time

Ferrari said Leclerc, who featured in a recent F1 video urging people to get vaccinated, was tested on his return from last Sunday's season-ending race in Abu Dhabi.

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc had also tested positive in January, before the season started.   -  REUTERS

Ferrari Formula One driver Charles Leclerc has contracted COVID-19 a second time and is self-isolating at home in Monaco, the Italian team said on Thursday.

The 24-year-old also tested positive in January, before the season started.

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Ferrari said Leclerc, who featured in a recent F1 video urging people to get vaccinated, was tested on his return from last Sunday's season-ending race in Abu Dhabi and was feeling fine with mild symptoms.

Haas driver Nikita Mazepin missed that race after testing positive.

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