COVID-19 Testing Aboard the USS Roosevelt


The Defense Visual Information Service has released the following video of COVID-19 testing underway aboard the USS Roosevelt.

Hospital Corpsmen have been conducting testing aboard the aircraft carrier.

The USS Roosevelt arrived on Guam on March 27 and remains docked in Apra Harbor at Naval Base Guam.

At last report 155 sailors had tested positive for the coronavirus and are in isolation on Naval Base Guam.

Hundreds of others who have tested negative are now in 2 week quarantine at various Guam hotels, under military guard.

COVID-19 Testing Aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)

GUAM (April 2, 2020) Hospital Corpsmen aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) test Sailors for COVID-19. The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment to the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brandon Richardson/Released)