Probe into widespread virus infections among French carrier crew


One third of the crew of French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle – 668 out of a total 1,767 – have tested positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus, with 31 of them in hospital, one in intensive care, following an outbreak reported during the ship's tour of duty in the Atlantic.

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The French military has ordered an inquiry into how a third of the crew on its navy’s flagship, the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, contracted the coronavirus, reports The Guardian.