“Howdy guys, I hope you’re all staying secure,” wrote the Monegasque on social media this afternoon (Thursday). “I need to let you understand that I’ve examined constructive for Covid-19. I’m frequently checked in line with my crew’s protocols.
“Sadly I realized that I’ve been involved with a constructive case and instantly went into self-isolation, notifying anybody I had contact with,” he added.
“A subsequent check I took has come again constructive. I’m feeling okay and have gentle signs.
“I’ll stay in isolation in my house in Monaco in compliance with the rules set by the native well being authorities.”
Leclerc, is the fifth F1 driver to check constructive for the virus, following each Racing Point drivers, Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll, final 12 months, together with world champion Lewis Hamilton, and McLaren‘s Lando Norris earlier this month.