Lotto Soudal sends two staffers home for 'non-negative' coronavirus tests

WAVRE BELGIUM AUGUST 17 Caleb Ewan of Australia and Team Lotto Soudal Yellow Leader Jersey Mechanic Mechanical Problem Bike Car during the 41st Tour de Wallonie 2020 Stage 2 a 1723km stage from Frasnes Lez Anvaing to Wavre TourdeWallonie TRW2020 on August 17 2020 in Wavre Belgium Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
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With extra precautions in place for the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and the lead-up to Saturday's start of the Tour de France, Lotto Soudal has sent a total of four staff personnel home Thursday due to two "non-negative" PCR test results. 

One person in the "team bubble" received a positive test result, while another received a suspect result. Both of these staff members, as well as their roommates, have departed the team and been sent home.

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