Corona Virus stopped UAE Tour! Hänninen isolated with other riders.
UAE Tour's final 2 stages have been cancelled after two Italian staff members of participating teams were confirmed to have tested positive for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-19.
At the moment all participants are isolated in the race hotel, the Crowne Royal Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island.
The UAE's Ministry of Health and Prevention said that all the race's participants, administrative staff and organisers will be examined through the continuous periodic screening being conducted.
All needed procedures, including quarantine measures, will be taken to ensure viral suppression and curb the spread of its outbreak in coordination with all health and other authorities concerned in the country, was written in the press realease.
The Finish rider Jaakko Hänninen (Ag2r La Mondiale) is also one of the participant riders in this tour.