French Defense Minister Florence Parley reported that about 600 French soldiers were infected with the coronavirus COVID-19.
“Approximately 600 of our military were infected with COVID-19. “This is consistent with the scale, as it changes. We’re keeping a close eye on the situation and we’re adapting the fighting order accordingly,” she told Progres.
She noted that the state of readiness in France has not been affected.
In France, the number of deaths from coronavirus has exceeded 6.5 thousand, the total number of those infected in the country has reached 64 338.
Earlier it was reported that about 100 crew members on the U.S. nuclear carrier Theodore Roosevelt detected coronavirus infection COVID-19.