Dr. William Walters, the Government and Managing Director of Operational Medication at Bureau of Medical Companies at State Division, stated that 328 folks had been evacuated on the two chartered flights out of Japan.
The flight to California: The plane that went to Travis Air Pressure Base carried 177 folks, he stated on a briefing name in the present day. Seven of these folks “had remoted coronavirus constructive,” and an extra three had been remoted through the flight due to fever. These three folks weren’t virus constructive by take a look at.
Six folks had been moved to Omaha to be handled on the College of Nebraska, Walters stated, including there have been “three partner pairs, which implies 4 of us that had been coronavirus constructive however asymptomatic had been taken to well being care amenities within the neighborhood of Travis Air Pressure Base.”
Dr. Robert Kadlec, the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) at United States Division of Well being and Human Companies, stated this was prearranged with native well being authorities.
The flight to Texas: There have been 151 people on the flight to Lackland Air Pressure Base, Walters stated, and 7 had been remoted with a constructive lab take a look at and no signs.
“Two further personnel had been positioned in isolation through the flight for fever in accordance with the protocol we’ve mentioned,” Walters stated.
In whole, 144 folks stayed at Lackland and 7 went on to Omaha, he advised reporters.
This publish has been up to date with the full variety of passengers on the 2 flights.