The ship, which can transport about 2,000 sailors, had been deployed to the Atlantic. FMTNews Covid19
The ship, which can transport about 2,000 sailors, had been deployed to the Atlantic.
-April 10, 2020 8:15 PMAircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle returned to France after some crew members had symptoms. (Twitter pic/NavalInstitute)PARIS: The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle has registered 50 cases of novel coronavirus among the crew, the armed forces ministry said Friday.
Three sailors had been evacuated from the vessel to hospital in the Mediterranean port of Toulon as a “precaution”.However, none of the crew who tested positive for Covid-19 and remained on board have suffered “worsening health” so far, the ministry added in a statement.
The origin of the virus was not yet known but all crew were now wearing face masks.The defence ministry announced Wednesday that France’s aircraft carrier would be brought home early from a deployment in the Atlantic after some crew members showed virus symptoms.
Those with symptoms had been placed in isolation, but none had signs of serious illness, it said.The ship, which can transport about 2,000 sailors, had been preparing to return to the Mediterranean.“It was decided to bring forward its return to Toulon, initially scheduled for 23 April,” the statement said.
In the United States, Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned last week after mishandling a coronavirus outbreak on the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier.Modly had removed the ship’s captain, Brett Crozier, for writing a letter – leaked to the media – complaining of an uncontrolled virus outbreak among the Roosevelt’s 4,800 crew and alleging the Pentagon was not paying adequate attention to it.
The Roosevelt has been docked for 11 days in Guam so the crew, with well over 100 confirmed coronavirus cases, can be tested and the vessel cleaned. Read more: Free Malaysia Today »
Thailand reports 50 new Covid-19 casesBANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): Thailand’s total number of Covid-19 patients rose to 2,473 with 50 new cases confirmed over a 24-hour period, and one more death, Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin, spokesman of the government's Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, said on Friday (April 10). So little!!!
Covid-19: 40 hingga 50 peratus di ICU sembuhputrajaya Ketua Pengarah Kesihatan, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah berkata, menerusi kaedah rawatan semasa dan latar belakang pesakit didapati sekitar 30 peratus individu ditempatkan di ICU memerlukan bantuan pernafasan.
1.6 million French may be infected with Covid-19PARIS: More than 1.6 million of France’s 67 million people may have been infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus to date, according to a projection by general practitioners’ union MG France, based on doctors’ reports.
Health ministry reviewing distribution of Covid-19 casesIt will now use a two-week snapshot of an area to get a clearer picture on the situation there. FMTNews Covid19 HealthMinistry NoorHishamAbdullah
38 imported cases among 42 new Covid-19 infections in ChinaBEIJING (Xinhua): Chinese health authorities said Friday (April 10) that it received reports of 42 new confirmed Covid-19 cases on the Chinese mainland on Thursday, of which 38 were imported. Funny these report case never shows the nationality.
Covid-19: 118 new cases, death toll now at 70PUTRAJAYA: A total of 118 new Covid-19 cases were recorded on Friday (April 10), bringing the total to 4,346, according to the Health Ministry. may families of those who have passed away get comfort during this difficult time. condolence to them.