Giro d’Italia stage 4 race bubble COVID-19 tests all negative

Giro d'Italia 2021 - 104th Edition - 4th stage Piacenza - Sestola 187 km - 11/05/2021 - Scenery - photo Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto©2021
Heading out into a rainy stage 4 of the Giro d'Italia (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

The Giro d’Italia race bubble, which includes the riders, team staff and key officials, appears to be free of COVID-19, according to Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport, after a round of rapid testing on the morning of stage 4 delivered negative results across the board. 

“After the first round of molecular tests in Turin, a round of (rapid) antigenic swabs was completed this morning [Tuesday], all of which were negative and involved about 650 people: not only the athletes then but all the staff members of the 23 teams,” reported La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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