Following aircraft carriers in the US Navy inventory, COVID-19 cases were also detected in a destroyer.
The Kovid-18 test of 19 soldiers working on the destroyer 'USS Kidd' located in the southern part of the United States was positive. The ship was called to the port to be disinfected.
Corona (COVID-19) Virus Pandemic, which has influenced the whole world in a period of about three months, threatens the warships where many military personnel work together. USS Theodore Roosvelt, four US aircraft carriers so far positive COVID-19 cases have been identified, is also positive in USS Kidd (DDG-100), a destroyer of the Arleigh Burke class, following USS Ronald Reagan, USS Carl Vinson and USS Nimitz. COVID-19 cases were detected.
U.S. Department of Defense (Pentagon) SözcüJonathan Hoffman, at a press conference, said: “Currently 1 soldier in USS Kidd, St. She was transferred to a health facility in Antonio (California). Unfortunately, the Kovid-19 test was positive. The Navy then dispatched a medical team to the Kidd ship. There are other cases, but I don't have the numbers at the moment, ”he said.
At least 19 of the 11 aircraft carriers with active duty capability are not able to serve in the US Navy, where COVID-4 has experienced a great decrease in combat readiness.
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