So far, there have been 229 cases of exposure in Italy, and Ferrari are doing all they can to keep their employees safe, including closing down museum tours and minimising travel for the workers where possible.
“The most affected regions are Lombardy and Veneto, but also in Emilia-Romagna there are 9 sick people,” La Gazzetta dello Sport reports.
“As requested by the local authorities, the museums of Maranello and Modena have been closed and Ferrari has forbidden access to employees who are residents or who have visited the areas most affected by the infection.”
With the Chinese GP already cancelled, there has also been concern about the Vietnam Grand Prix due to the outbreak in Asia.
Spain’s El Confidencial newspaper reports that, out of the 22 countries initially on the F1 calendar for 2020, only seven of them are yet to report a coronavirus case - Monaco, the Netherlands, Azerbaijan, Austria, Hungary, Brazil, Mexico.
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