the Floating U.S. Navy hospital Comfort returned to base in Virginia from new York, where the crew helped colleagues in the local hospitals. It was initially expected that the Board will provide assistance not yet infected with a coronavirus infection, but the increase in the number of cases has completely changed the plans.

“Comfort spent 31 days in new York. During this time the Board took more than 180 patients, nearly 70 percent of them were diagnosed with a coronavirus. Military doctors performed over one hundred surgical procedures,” with reference to the press service of the US Navy writes TASS.

In the near future will be a floating hospital to prepare for a new humanitarian missions. According to the Johns Hopkins University, which maintains statistics on the incidence in the US were 1 million 130 thousand 115 cases of infection with the novel coronavirus.