Steff Cras tests positive for Covid-19 and will pass the quarantine in Spain

The Lotto-Soudal rider tested positive for coronavirus before the last stage of the Volta a Catalunya and must now complete the period of isolation in Barcelona.


Sunday was a day of many contrasts for the Lotto-Soudal team as Thomas de Gendt won the seventh and last stage of the Volta a Catalunya with an authentic exhibition in Montjüic ... hours after another member of the team , Steff Cras, test positive for coronavirus.

Cras tested positive after showing symptoms of fever on Sunday morning, before starting the stage. "Cras and the rest of his close contacts were placed in isolation. In Barcelona they all underwent a PCR test. Cras tested positive for coronavirus, the rest tested negative. Before the stage the other five runners and the staff tested negative in the rapid tests ", assured the Lotto-Soudal team.

From the Belgian squad they also commented that both Cras and the people with whom they have had contact will continue to be quarantined in Spain for a few days. "Steff Cras and his closest contacts will continue to be quarantined in Spain. Cras is already feeling well and shows no symptoms. The Lotto-Soudal will continue to control the cyclists and staff according to the COVID-19 protocols and more tests will be carried out in the next days. "

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