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All 5,000 sailors on USS Theodore Roosevelt to be tested for virus

  • March 27, 2020
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NHK reported online that Acting Secretary of the Navy Modley told the press on Thursday that all 5,000 sailors aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Pacific Ocean will be tested for the new coronavirus after arriving at Guam. The network said three crew members on the ship tested positive and were transferred to a hospital.  According to the network, the sailors will not be allowed to disembark from the ship in Guam and will be quarantined on board. The network said that according to the Pentagon, a total of 270 U.S. military service members have tested positive for the new coronavirus.

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