France's Defense Ministry says 668 personnel aboard the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle have tested positive for COVID-19.
Among those who tested positive are two of four U.S. sailors on board.
A provisional assessment published on Wednesday by the ministry said "31 are today hospitalized at the Sainte-Anne army training hospital in Toulon, including one in intensive care."
France is one of the European countries most affected by COVID-19, having ecorded more than 130,000 cases and over 17,000 deaths.
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