10% of the members of the crew of the aircraft carrier naval forces of the United States Theodore Roosevelt is infected by coronavirus infection. About it reports AFP with reference to predstavitelia Navy.
According to him, 92% of crew members evanesce already passed the testing for coronavirus. As at 12 APR 550 test was positive, 3673 – negative.
All aboard the Theodore Roosevelt were 4800 people. Those who were healthy, were placed in hotels and barracks in GUAM, where the vessel after detection of coronavirus.
4 April it became known that the commander of the naval forces of the country Thomas Modly fired the captain of an aircraft carrier Brett crozier, who reported the outbreak. In the letter, which was leaked to the press, the captain demanded an immediate evacuation of the entire crew. “We are not at war. Sailors don’t need to die,” wrote crozier. The media found out that he is also infected.
Model stated that the dispatch was not sent on a secure military channels, and because the captain is guilty of the leak, reported the newspaper The New York Times. Soon Model he resigned.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.