The United States sent aid to the infected COVID 19 sailors from the destroyer USS Kidd

MOSCOW, 26 APR – RIA Novosti. The naval forces of the United States sent the USS Makin Island to provide medical assistance to the sailors of the destroyer USS Kidd, infected with a coronavirus, according to the official blog of the Navy.

“(the Ship – ed.) USS Makin Island, with the surgical team, intensive care equipment, ventilator systems and testing equipment, to meet the (destroyer) Kidd, in case you need medical assistance,” – said in a statement.

on Friday, Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman confirmed that on Board the missile the US Navy destroyer USS Kidd recorded outbreak of coronavirus. It was noted that the disease did not affect the readiness of the ship to perform tasks. As of Friday COVID-19 was confirmed in 18 sailors. According to the latest data, the number of infections has reached 33.

Earlier the disease is a coronavirus was identified on several US warships. The mass outbreak occurred aboard the aircraft carrier “Theodore Roosevelt”. According to recent reports, the Navy, the coronavirus was diagnosed in 833 people. Another 4 105 the results are negative, recovered 11 sailors. Came ashore 4 273.

Current data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.