Korea plans warship airlift after mass COVID outbreak
Al Jazeera, 19 Jul 2021
South Korea will airlift dozens of sailors from a warship involved in anti-piracy operations in the seas off Africa after the military confirmed its biggest-ever outbreak of coronavirus, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) has said in the worst-ever outbreak in the military.
A total of 247 sailors from the 301-strong Cheonghae unit tested positive, Yonhap news agency cited the JCS as saying on Monday.
Al Jazeera’s Rob Mcbride joins us live from Seoul for the latest updates.
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