Pogacar, who was beaten to the title by Team Jumbo-Visma's Jonas Vingegaard this year, added that he'll begin his training soon as the winter snow melts in the Pyrenees.
Tour de France champion Jonas Vingegaard having 'tough time' since triumph; skips World Road Race Championships
Jonas Vingegaard was absent from the start of the Tour of Denmark on Tuesday and will not participate in September's world road race championships in Australia
Though the riders are asymptomatic, they have been isolated and other security measures have been taken.
Tour de France 2022: Pinot 'disappointed' by third-place finish as France continues to wait for home stage winner
The charismatic climber Thibaut Pinot of the FDJ outfit has come closest for France, with a long-range bid Saturday giving him a third place for the second time.
Racing was halted for 15 minutes with 38km to go to the finish line at the Alpine town of Megeve before Dane Magnus Cort Nielsen won.
Vegard Stake Laengen of the UAE Emirates team pulled out on Saturday and New Zealander George Bennett's loss means Pogacar has only five teammates left with 12 stages remaining.
Jungels previously won Liege-Bastogne-Liege but has been frustrated with poor form in recent years because of health issues. However, on Sunday, he raced a full 62km on his own after going solo from an early breakaway.
Champion Tadej Pogacar said after Saturday's stage that he fears Covid-19 could wreak havoc on this year's Tour.
Pogacar also took a four-second bonus for his third place and extends his overall lead on Jonas Vingegaard at the top of the rankings.
Pogacar punished all his key rivals except Vingegaard, with Geraint Thomas losing 14sec and Adam Yates 29, as some riders dismounted and pushed up the punishing finale.
Pogcar was a class above his key rivals Jonas Vingegaard of Jumbo and Adam Yates of Ineos, who are now 31sec and 39sec behind him in the standings.
Van Aert crossed the summit first and then powered over the final 8km at over 55km/h, waving his arms in mock flight at the finish line.
While Alaphilippe has not completely recovered from the horrific crash at Liège-Bastogne-Liège two months back, Cavendish was named as the first-reserve rider.
The Indian team are in Slovenia to prepare for the Asian Championship, scheduled for 18 to 22 June in New Delhi. As per the official programme, cyclists and coach are expected to return to the country on 14 June.
In Bernal's absence, Slovenian Tadej Pogacar of Team UAE Emirates won back-to-back Tour de France titles and is now considered the man to beat.
Cavendish was riding in the Madison on Sunday when Danish world and Olympic champion Lasse Norman Hansen crashed in front of him after Gerben Thijssen slipped on a wet patch on the track.
Welshman Thomas was out on a training session on the French Riviera when he interrupted his idyllic ride for a pit stop at a cafe in pretty seaside town Menton, near his Monaco base.
Mohinder Singh Bharaj cycled 3,600 km from Srinagar to Kanyakumari in 12 days, 18 hours and 57 minutes.
The first complete edition of the women's version of cycling's iconic race starts on the day the 109th edition of the men's Tour ends.
World Road Cycling Championships: Italy's Filippo Ganna holds off Wout van Aert to retain time-trial crown
The 25-year-old Ineos rider defended his title by beating local favourite Wout van Aert (Jumbo) by five seconds in a carbon copy of last year's outcome.