No COVID-19 positive tests emerge during Tour de France second rest day

Tour de France 2020 - 107th Edition - 14th stage Clermont Ferrand - Lyon 194 km - 12/09/2020 - Primoz Roglic (SLO - Team Jumbo - Visma) - photo Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto©2020
Tour de France race leader Primoz Roglic (Image credit: Bettini Image)

Tour de France organiser ASO has confirmed that no riders or staff tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus on the second rest day, meaning all the riders and teams can now continue in the race with the goal of reaching Paris next Sunday. 

ASO said 785 tests were carried out on the second rest day in the Alps and all "returned negative results."

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Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.