More military personnel to join fight against coronavirus pandemic

  • Chris Easom
  • January 15, 2021

Hundreds of extra military personnel are being deployed across the UK to tackle COVID-19, in the biggest homeland operation the UK has ever seen in peacetime. It will take the number of armed forces working in the fight against the pandemic, codenamed Operation Rescript, to over 5,000 – more than at any point during the pandemic.