Hundreds of people were infected COVID 19 on the aircraft carrier France

Nearly 700 members of the crew of the French aircraft carrier "Charles de Gaulle" contracted the coronavirus. This was reported on Wednesday in the Ministry of the French armed forces.

"as of the evening of 14 April, were tested 1 767 crew members. From 668 persons tested positive", – said in a communique.

It stresses that "31 persons are currently placed in St. Anne’s hospital in Toulon, one of them is in the intensive care unit".

Aircraft carrier "Charles de Gaulle" arrived in the port of Toulon (Mediterranean sea) April 12, due to the fact that many of the sailors on Board has any symptoms of the coronavirus. Upon arrival in Toulon the entire crew, the only French aircraft carrier (more than 2 thousand persons), as reported by the Ministry of the armed forces, placed in a 14-day quarantine.