Coronavirus: Armed forces rapidly expand their response to COVID-19 The Ministry of Defence has said more than 2,680 personnel are deployed around the country, with thousands more on standby.

The Ministry of Defence has said more than 2,680 personnel are deployed around the country, with thousands more on standby.

The armed forces response to the coronavirus crisis is rapidly expanding with the Ministry of Defence revealing more than 2,680 personnel are already deployed around the country.

Thousands more are on standby.

From building hospitals and driving ambulances, to assisting government departments and even purchasing ventilators, the range and scale of the operation is unprecedented.

And it is happening at the same time as the military carries out its core function of defence...
source: The Sky News

2020-04-07 23:23
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