The young Brit announced that he had tested positive for coronavirus on 5 January while on holiday in Dubai ahead of a planned training camp.
He has been self-isolating since then, and is hoping that he will test negative for the virus now so he can return to the UK, where his family and the McLaren F1 Team are based.
Once home, he will self-isolate once more in accordance with the UK’s rules and will only travel to the McLaren Technology Centre (MTC) if absolutely necessary.
Just over a week after Norris tested positive for COVID-19, Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc announced that he appeared to have contracted the virus and would self-isolate at his residence in Monaco.
“I want to let you know that I have tested positive for COVID-19,” Leclerc posted in a tweet.
“I am regularly checked according to my team’s protocols. Unfortunately, I learned that I have been in contact with a positive case and immediately went into self-isolation, notifying anyone I had contact with.
“A subsequent test I took has come back positive. I am feeling ok and have mild symptoms.
“I will remain in isolation in my home in Monaco in compliance with the regulations set by the local health authorities. Stay safe and take care,” he added.
This made Leclerc the fifth F1 driver to test positive for COVID-19, with the others being Sergio Perez, Lance Stroll, Lewis Hamilton, and Lando Norris.