The coronavirus has spread to at least a dozen US Navy sailors serving aboard ships in San Diego
- The coronavirus has spread to at least a dozen US Navy sailors assigned to ships in San Diego, California, according to Navy statements.
- The first three coronavirus infections aboard San Diego-based US Navy warships emerged among sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer and Littoral Combat Ship USS Coronado. The Navy has changed its policy and is no longer reporting which ships infected sailors serve aboard.
- Since the policy change, the Navy has reported nine additional cases among sailors assigned to ships based in San Diego.
- As of Sunday, at least 111 US service members have tested positive for the virus.
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The novel coronavirus has spread to at least a dozen US Navy sailors assigned to ships in San Diego, California, according to Navy statements.
The first sailor aboard a US warship to test positive for the coronavirus was a service member aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer, currently at port in San Diego. That first sailor tested positive on March 13. A few days later, the Navy announced that a second sailor aboard the ship had the virus.
As the virus spread aboard the Boxer, the Navy …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]