10 April 2020

French army reports 50 COVID-19 cases aboard aircraft carrier

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FILE PHOTO: French Navy aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle is moored at the port of Limassol, Cyprus, February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Stefanos Kouratzis/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) - Fifty crew members aboard France’s flagship aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle have tested positive for the new coronavirus, the armed forces ministry said on Friday. In a statement, it added that three sailors had been preventively evacuated by air to a military hospital in Toulon, southern France, home port of the [...]