On 28 March 2020, the EUFOR member with a confirmed COVID-19 infection from last week, was transferred to Austria by helicopter. The soldier has been taken to a military hospital facility for medical supervision and further treatment.

Transportation of COVID-19 infected soldier under precise precautionary measures.

Transportation of COVID-19 infected soldier under precise precautionary measures.

The soldier left the base in a good condition without requirement for intensive care. Handling was done under precautionary measures using a medical platform with quarantine pack on board to avoid infection of the helicopter crew and spreading of the virus.

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