Joint RCS Sport-UCI announcement regarding the 11th and 12th October testing campaign

Oct 13, 2020, 09:35 AM

In accordance with the Giro d’Italia health protocol, developed in the framework of the Union Cycliste Internationale’s (UCI) rules for the return of the road cycling season in the context of the coronavirus pandemic, and compliant with the measures of the Ministry of Health of Italy, all teams (riders and staff) was tested on the 11th and 12th October.

A total of 571 tests were performed: 

  • Two riders, one each from Team Sunweb and Team Jumbo - Visma tested positive for Covid-19 and were entrusted to the respective teams’ doctors who ordered the isolation measures;
  • Six staff members, four from Mitchelton - Scott, one each from Team Ag2r-La Mondiale and Team Ineos Grenadiers tested positive for Covid-19 were entrusted to the respective teams’ doctors who ordered the isolation measures.