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Sainz tests negative for coronavirus, will continue to self-isolate

  • Published on 17 Mar 2020 19:31
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  • By: Fergal Walsh

Carlos Sainz has announced that he tested negative for the COVID-19 disease after a McLaren team member was confirmed to have the coronavirus in Melbourne.

The Spaniard issued an update on Twitter on Tuesday, announcing that he would continue to self-isolate despite the test results.

He stated: “After what happened in Australia I decided to do the test and I am very happy that it came out negative.

“Although it will not change much, since I will continue in quarantine with the same care.”

MORESainz 'cannot wait' to return to racing

Sainz is taking part in his second year with McLaren in 2020, having enjoyed a successful maiden campaign with the team last year, claiming his maiden podium in Brazil.

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