45 COVID-19 positives among Vuelta a España police officers

Guardia Civil
The Guardia Civil (Image credit: Getty Images)

The Vuelta a España ran its full course from the Basque Country to Madrid without a single confirmed case of coronavirus among the race bubble, but the event was not totally COVID-free as an outbreak has been uncovered among police officers.

According to Spanish news agency EFE, 45 members of Spain's national police force, the Guardia Civil, who were tasked with enforcing road closures and ensuring public safety, tested positive following the final stage on Sunday. 

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