A second Mercedes workforce member has examined optimistic for coronavirus on the Eifel Grand Prix.
The complete workforce was re-tested after one optimistic end result on Thursday and a 3rd particular person delivered an inconclusive end result and is being examined once more.
In whole, six workers members have had to enter isolation underneath Method 1’s Covid-19 protocols due to the optimistic assessments.
Mercedes have flown in six substitute workforce members from the UK to Germany.
Not one of the individuals concerned are a “recognized particular person” in F1 terminology, that means a workforce determine with a public profile.
The workforce refused to determine the individuals concerned for causes of knowledge safety and medical confidentiality.
On Thursday, after the primary optimistic take a look at was revealed, Lewis Hamilton stated he was “involved” and “unhappy” and emphasised the necessity to behave appropriately to keep away from Covid-19.
“It is vital for everybody world wide to be frequently reminded this factor has not disappeared. It’s nonetheless right here,” he stated.
“We nonetheless should comply with protocols, put on masks, maintain your arms clear and maintain your distances.
“I can not say what it is going to do to our weekend. We’ve got loads of nice individuals within the workforce, we are going to simply attempt to make him proud and it’ll take loads of work to verify we proceed on with none disturbances.”
The F1 season resumed in July with an intensive set of protocols in place to minimise the chance of personnel contracting coronavirus.
These embody retaining groups away from one another, and working inside groups utilizing a sequence of ‘bubbles’, common testing, and necessary masks sporting within the paddock.
Final week, F1 introduced the very best variety of optimistic assessments in per week because the season resumed, with 10 personnel concerned with the game contracting the virus within the wake of the Russian Grand Prix.
Native restrictions are looser in Russia than in lots of nations in western Europe, with the locals typically not sporting masks or practising social distancing.
Numerous European nations are dealing with a recent rise in coronavirus circumstances, together with the UK, the place Mercedes’ chassis and engine factories are positioned.
Just one driver has examined optimistic thus far this season, Racing Level’s Sergio Perez.
The Mexican contracted coronavirus in July after travelling again to his house nation to go to his mom after she had been in hospital.
He missed two races, the British Grand Prix and seventieth Anniversary GP at Silverstone, however returned for the following occasion in Spain.