* Sailors with suspected cases of Covid-19 are being kept in solitary confinement
* The aircraft carrier had taken part in training exercises off the Denmark coast
* It is now returning back to its home port of Toulon as quickly as possible
The flagship of the French Navy is at the centre of a coronavirus emergency – following a training exercise with NATO allies including a British frigate.
The nuclear-powered Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, one of the largest warships in the world, is thought to have at least 40 cases of the virus among its force of around 2,000.
It was steaming back to its home port of Toulon, in the south of France, on Wednesday morning as a screening team prepared to board.
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