Military Aid: Coronavirus

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 7th September 2020.

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Photo of Tobias Ellwood Tobias Ellwood Chair, Defence Committee, Chair, Defence Committee, Chair, Defence Sub-Committee, Chair, Defence Sub-Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many and what proportion of UK armed forces have participated in supporting the Government's efforts to tackle the covid-19 outbreak.

Photo of James Heappey James Heappey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

Since the start of COVID-19, approximately 14,000 Defence Personnel have contributed to COVID-19. This number includes approximately 7,850 deployed personnel (including Operations RESCRIPT and BROADSHARE) and approximately 6,150 at reachback.

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