McLaren F1 driver Norris tests positive for COVID-19

McLaren Formula 1 driver Lando Norris has tested positive for COVID-19 and is now self-isolating in Dubai.

McLaren confirmed in a statement that Norris had tested positive, and would now be self-isolating for the next two weeks.

“McLaren can confirm that Lando Norris tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday in Dubai, where he is currently on holiday ahead of a planned training camp,” a statement reads.

“After recognizing a loss of taste and smell, he was tested immediately and informed the team. In line with local regulations, he is now self-isolating at his hotel for 14 days.

“He is currently feeling well and reports no other symptoms.”

“Yesterday I lost my sense of taste and smell so immediately self-isolated and took a test,” Norris wrote in a message on social media.

“It’s come back as positive, so I’ve told everyone that I’ve been in contact with and will be self-isolating for the next 14 days.

“I feel alright and have no other symptoms, but I just wanted to let you all know. Take care.”