A crew member wearing a face mask walks on the deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth while it was moored at the port of Limassol in Cyprus. Photo: Reuters A crew member wearing a face mask walks on the deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth while it was moored at the port of Limassol in Cyprus. Photo: Reuters
A crew member wearing a face mask walks on the deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth while it was moored at the port of Limassol in Cyprus. Photo: Reuters

British navy’s flagship hit with Covid-19 outbreak en route to Asia

  • The HMS Queen Elizabeth is leading nine ships on a 42,000-mile deployment across the Mediterranean, the Indian Ocean and East Asia
  • Almost half the warships in its strike group have reportedly been hit by positive cases – but officials say it hasn’t prompted a rethink of the 40-country tour

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A crew member wearing a face mask walks on the deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth while it was moored at the port of Limassol in Cyprus. Photo: Reuters A crew member wearing a face mask walks on the deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth while it was moored at the port of Limassol in Cyprus. Photo: Reuters
A crew member wearing a face mask walks on the deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth while it was moored at the port of Limassol in Cyprus. Photo: Reuters
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