Team Gresini Racing has issued a statement regarding the condition of Fausto Gresini, who has contracted the coronavirus.
"The conditions of Fausto Gresini - who was transported to the Carlo Alberto Pizzardi hospital in Bologna on December 30th - are slightly improving.
After his arrival at the hospital (Intensive Care Department of Prof. Cilloni) with very low blood oxygen saturation levels, the Gresini Racing Team Principal was induced into a pharmacological coma and received an endotracheal intubation to help organs oxygenation.
During the last few hours, in light of stable and improving general conditions, the doctors decided to begin a slow awakening process to allow independent lung ventilation.
Further updates will follow."