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Navy captain wants sailors off ship struck by coronavirus

2 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

The captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt sent a brusque memo to top Navy leaders Monday warning that coronavirus was spreading on the aircraft carrier and requested that sailors aboard the ship should be quarantined on shore. The carrier is currently docked in Guam with infected crew members quarantined...
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The US Navy is trying to get sailors off the aircraft carrier hit by a coronavirus outbreak, but it is having trouble finding enough beds

The US Navy is trying to get sailors off the aircraft carrier hit by a coronavirus outbreak, but it is having trouble finding enough beds

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly told CNN Tuesday that the service is trying to get sailors off the USS Theodore Roosevelt, a deployed aircraft carrier that was forced into port in Guam by a coronavirus outbreak on board.
The first few cases showed were reported last Tuesday, and since then, the number of cases on the carrier have spiked.
"We've been working the past several days to get those sailors off the ship and to get them into accommodations in Guam," Modly said Tuesday, explaining that the challenge is finding beds for the thousands of sailors on the ship.
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Navy scrambles to aid aircraft carrier as more than 100 sailors test positive for coronavirus

Navy scrambles to aid aircraft carrier as more than 100 sailors test positive for coronavirus

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

The Navy is racing to find solutions to the deteriorating situation aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt as more than 100 sailors test positive for the coronavirus, the head of the service said Tuesday.
During an appearance in CNN, acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly responded to a letter written Sunday by Capt. Brett Crozier, the carrier's commanding officer, asking senior commanders for help as the ship goes through the painstaking process of testing all 5,000 crew members while it is sidelined in Guam.
Most of the crew is still aboard the ship, where tight spaces make...
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