Sunweb staff member positive for COVID-19

SIENA ITALY AUGUST 01 Start Tiesj Benoot of Belgium and Team Sunweb during the Eroica 14th Strade Bianche 2020 Men a 184km race from Siena to SienaPiazza del Campo StradeBianche on August 01 2020 in Siena Italy Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Team Sunweb's riders masked at the start of Strade Bianche (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Sunweb announced Tuesday that a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus from a PCR swab taken six days before the scheduled start of the Tour de l’Ain. The team confirmed that the staff member had no recent contact with any team members and is currently isolating at home.

"It is important for us to directly highlight that he has not been in contact with any other team members in recent months and is now isolating at his home," the team said in a statement.

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