COVID-19 outbreak on Korean destroyer
The ship had 301 crew members.
Coronavirus outbreak on the South Korean destroyer Munmu the Great: almost all sailors fell ill - 247 from 301.
Most of those infected with the coronavirus were isolated directly on the ship. In addition, 16 sailors with COVID-19 were taken to a medical facility. It should be noted that not a single member of the crew of the destroyer Munmu the Great was vaccinated. After all, they went sailing before South Korea launched a vaccination campaign.
The destroyer took part in an anti-piracy international operation off the coast of East Africa. He is part of the anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden and the Strait of Hormuz. The destroyer will be returned home by a team of sailors, which has arrived to replace it, by 20 July. By the way, the crews rotate every six months.
As reported, on board the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, an outbreak of coronavirus was recorded among crew members who were vaccinated against COVID. The vessel belongs to the Royal Navy of Great Britain. More than a hundred people have discovered COVID. Among the infected and the sailors of other warships accompanying the aircraft carrier. The entire crew received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine and the outbreak is being controlled, according to Defense Secretary Ben Wallace.