The team Mercedes confirmed this Thursday morning that a member of his team was confirmed as a positive case of Coronavirus (COVID). Through social networks, the German team advanced the bad news and is already working to regularize the situation.
This is the first positive case of any member of a team, since Sergio perez will be infected on the previous double date of Formula 1 that was played in the circuit of Silverstone. It was confirmed that there were more positive cases, although they were members of the organization of the Eifel Grand Prix, in Nürburgring.
On your Twitter account, the team Mercedes confirmed the news. «We can communicate that a member of the team has tested positive for COVID-19. The matter has been and is being managed according to the protocols of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) and working hand in hand with the Federation “, said the German team.
The FIA protocol
In the last hours, the chief of operations of the FIA He said that the health bubble implanted in the category is so safe that they could “run anywhere in the world.” However, this news would not affect the normal operation of the test in Germany. Now the team Mercedes will be on high alert
The positive case should comment on who were his closest contacts in the last hours. On the part of the doctors, communication with the pilots and mechanics in the following days will be essential to avoid the spread of the virus in the Paddock of the Formula 1.