- July 16, 2021
British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace announced that their flagship aircraft carrier has 100 crew members down sick with COVID. All had been fully vaccinated.
Several other warships in the fleet are also affected, although Wallace didn’t say how many crew members, total, on those ships were sick.
The ships are currently in the Indian Ocean, and they plan to carry on their tour, with Japan as their destination. BBC News said the queen and prime minister had been onboard the flagship shortly before it sailed.
SOURCE: BBC July 14, 2021