A lawsuit of COVID-19 has been confirmed connected HMCS Halifax, the Canadian Armed Forces has announced.
In a quality merchandise Sunday, the Department of National Defence (DND) said the “non-negative” COVID-19 trial was confirmed arsenic HMCS Halifax returned from Operation Reassurance.
The accelerated trial was aboriginal confirmed by a PCR trial with a affirmative result.
“The subordinate is asymptomatic, is feeling fine, and has been isolated from the remainder of the vessel arsenic a precaution,” the DND said.
“The remainder of the ship’s institution had antagonistic results erstwhile tested and nary of them are showing immoderate symptoms.”
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HMCS Halifax is expected to get successful Halifax Monday astatine 9 a.m., wherever each unit volition stay connected committee until different circular of tests are completed.
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“This quality has been passed to the ship’s families and further accusation volition beryllium provided arsenic soon arsenic a program is successful place,” DND continued.
“It is unfortunate we cannot bask a accepted invited location from a agelong deployment but our precedence is the wellness and information of our sailors and their families and we volition bash what we tin to guarantee that their reunion takes spot arsenic rapidly and safely arsenic possible.”
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