No COVID-19 cases reported in latest round of tests at Giro d'Italia

Egan Bernal wears a mask in the Giro d'Italia mixed zone
Egan Bernal wears a mask in the Giro d'Italia mixed zone (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

The 2021 Giro d’Italia has recorded no COVID-19 cases after its latest round of mass testing on the race bubble at the start of the race's third and final week.

On Tuesday evening, with five stages remaining, cycling’s governing body, the UCI, and race organiser RCS Sport stated in a communiqué that no riders or staff on the Giro had tested positive for COVID-19 after 592 PCR tests were carried out on Monday, May 24. 

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