Even in the absence of Romain Grosjean, Haas didn't choose Deletrez to race for the American team for the Sakhir GP and went for Pietro Fittipaldi, who is going to make his debut in Formula 1. Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel share that mark with 13 wins - Schumacher from 18 races in 2004 and Vettel from 19 in 2013.
Hamilton, last weekend, had won the crash-marred Bahrain Grand Prix where Romain Grosjean escaped with only minor burns after his vehicle exploded into a fireball.
"I'm devastated that I won't be racing this weekend", he said on Instagram. Apart from mild symptoms, he is otherwise fit and well, and the entire team sends him its very best wishes for a swift recovery.
Mercedes have already won the constructors' title for an unprecedented seventh year in a row.
"The FIA, Formula 1 and Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team can today confirm that during mandatory pre-race PCR testing for the Sakhir Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for Covid-19", the statement read.
Mercedes has said that they will announce their replacement driver for this weekend's race in "due course".
Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff said in October that every precaution was being taken to shield Hamilton and team mate Valtteri Bottas from the pandemic, with internal debriefs and engineering meetings also taking place via video call.
Hamilton has stayed in his motorhome at most circuits, with races confined to Europe before the final Middle Eastern triple-header, and returning to Monaco afterwards where physio Angela Cullen forms part of his protective "bubble".
Hamilton is the third F1 driver to test positive for COVID-19 this season, following Sergio Perez at Silverstone and Lance Stroll in Germany.
Formula One embarked on a shortened 17-race season in July after a positive test for a McLaren employee forced the cancellation of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in March. Mercedes said he returned a negative result on each occasion.
De Blasio added that the city will address when middle school and high school students can return in the near future. The mayor put it this way: "Look, whatever happens ahead, we want this to be the plan going forward".
After announcing development of a reboot of the cult classic superhero dark comedy franchise in March 2019 with Macon Blair set to write and direct, Legendary has tapped Game of Thrones alum Peter Dinklage to lead The Toxic Avenger , according to Deadline .
The report said that the WHO South-East Asia Region accounted for about 3 per cent of the burden of malaria cases globally. The WHO said that even a moderate disruption in access to anti-malarial treatment could lead to considerable loss of life.
In his tweets, since deleted, Matera spoke of "running over blacks" with his vehicle and disparaged Bolivians and Paraguayans. Petti referred to his domestic worker as a "primate" and spoke of "blacks" stealing mobile phones and wallets.
The World Boxing Council (WBC) supported, commemorated and scored the four-hour live event at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Paul, who went up against former basketball player Nate Robinson, bested the player by knockout in the second round.
As of Sunday, the number of COVID-19 cases recorded in November had surpassed 4 million , doubling the figure recorded in October. Fauci told MSNBC that the task force expects a "surge superimposed upon that surge that we're already in" in the coming weeks.
Within 24 hours of FDA authorization, Operation Warp Speed plans to begin the first vaccine deliveries, USA Today reported . The FDA will decide on the emergency use authorizations (EUA) after the advisers make their recommendations.
Trump’s controversial science adviser leaving White House job
His views on the handling the pandemic have been denounced by his peers at Stanford University's medical school and elsewhere. He has repeatedly downplayed the importance of face masks, and this month said lockdowns had been "an epic failure".