Lewis Hamilton dismisses coronavirus speculation: 'zero symptoms'

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[March 23, 2020]    London (dpa) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said Saturday he has been self-isolating and is showing no Covid-19 symptoms, after being in contact with two people recently who have contracted the novel coronavirus.

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton pictured during Formula One pre-season testing session at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack. Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said Saturday he has been self-isolating and is showing no Covid-19 symptoms, after being in contact with two people recently who have contracted the novel coronavirus.

Hamilton was at an event in London in early March where he was pictured with actor Idris Elba who has the virus, just as Sophie Trudeau, the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who was also in attendance.

"I want to let you know that I am doing well," the six-time world champion Hamilton said in a statement on Twitter.

"There has been speculation ...

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