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Up to 20,000 UK military personnel to go on standby for coronavirus

LONDON (Reuters) - Up to 20,000 British military service personnel will be put on standby to help tackle the coronavirus outbreak, the defence ministry said on Thursday.

The number represented a doubling of service personnel who are on standby.

Writing by William Schomberg; editing by Michael Holden

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