The Pentagon refused to evacuate the crew with a virus-ridden carrier

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the Pentagon would evacuate personnel from the aircraft carrier “Theodore Roosevelt”, where more than 70 members of the crew contracted the coronavirus, the head of the office, mark Esper, the TV channel CBS.

According to him, the authorities provide the staff with the necessary number of medical facilities and, if necessary, on the Navy base on the island of GUAM, where now is the aircraft carrier, will add doctors.

the Esper assured, while among the crew not seriously ill. However, the captain of the ship sent the Pentagon a letter asking them to immediately evacuate the military. The service on Board are about five thousand seamen.

According to the latest data, the total number of infected in the United States reached 189,6 thousand people. Died 4079 people. Donald trump announced that the next two weeks will be “very difficult” due to the sweeping the country pandemic coronavirus.

on the Eve trump said that Russia sent to USA first plane with medical equipment. The American leader said that he also received the China.

the Second Russian plane with medical equipment went to the USA on 1 April. It is known that on Board the aircraft are personal protective equipment and medical supplies. Initiative on the provision of assistance was manifested on the part of Russia.

According to who, the world infected more than 750 thousand people, more than 36 thousand died. In Russia today, was 2,777 cases of coronavirus infection in 75 regions. Recovered 190 patients, 24 persons died.

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