17 police motorbike officers at the Giro d'Italia E-bike test positive for COVID-19

Giro d'Italia 2020 - 103th Edition - 6th stage Castrovillari - Matera 188 km - 08/10/2020 - Joao Almeida (POR - Deceuninck - Quick Step) - photo Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto©2020
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17 police motorbike escort officers at the Giro d’Italia E-bike event that accompanies the men's Giro d'Italia race have tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus. 

According to a report by Italian news agency ANSA, the cases emerged on Monday while the Giro d’Italia and the Giro E-bike event was in the Abruzzo region. All the police officers have been placed in quarantine in a hotel in Francavilla a Mare.

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