The US Navy said on the 16th, that the number of crew members on the “Theodore Roosevelt” aircraft carrier infected with new coronavirus has further increased. At present, a total of 655 test results are positive.
According to the CBS report, the US Navy said that as of the 16th, 94% of the crew on this nuclear-powered aircraft carrier had been tested for new coronavirus, and 4,059 crew members had landed. Six of the diagnosed patients were being treated at the United States Naval Hospital in Guam. One of them was admitted to the intensive care unit due to shortness of breath. A crew member died of complications related to new coronavirus.
According to the US Navy, 80% of the area of this aircraft carrier has been cleaned and disinfected. CBS News reporter Martin reported that a naval official said on the 15th that 60% of the test results on the “Roosevelt” were positive without any symptoms.
According to an earlier report on the website of the US Naval Times, US Navy officials have recently traced the “Roosevelt” itinerary, pointing out that a port in Da Nang, Vietnam is the source of the epidemic. Naval Operations Secretary Michael Gildi said that the “Roosevelt” had docked in Da Nang. A total of 16 confirmed cases were reported in Vietnam at that time, and they were limited to the northern city of Hanoi.