Egan Bernal has tested optimistic for COVID-19 just times immediately after profitable the Giro d’Italia, forcing him to hold off a return to Colombia to rejoice his Grand Tour victory.
According to a message put out by his particular press crew and afterwards confirmed by his Ineos Grenadiers staff, Bernal learned he was favourable for COVID-19 when doing a PCR examination in preparation to vacation from Europe to Colombia on Saturday.
He and his lover Maria Fernanda, who also analyzed constructive, are now in isolation in Monaco and are said to have small signs and symptoms.
In a temporary statement, Ineos Grenadiers reported: “Egan continue to options to return to Colombia when his isolation time period is above to mark his Giro d’Italia victory in his homeland.”
Bernal won the Giro d’Italia on Sunday in Milan following foremost the race for 12 times and battling off difficulties from Simon Yates and Damiano Caruso. He stayed in Milan on Monday for media and publicity obligations tied to the race and then travelled to Monaco.
Bernal had currently explained he would not trip the Tour de France or the Tokyo Olympics, favouring the Vuelta a Espana as a main intention in the 2nd section of the 2021 year.
Geraint Thomas and Richard Carapaz are established to guide Ineos Grenadiers at the Tour de France.