777 Roosevelt sailors have now tested positive


Another 67 members of the crew of the USS Roosevelt have now tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the number of crew members who have contracted the disease to 777.

Three sailors have been released from Naval Hospital Guam leaving just six who remain hospitalized there. None are in intensive care according to the latest update posted on the Navy’s blog site.

63 sailors have recovered from the disease.

The Navy says 99% of the Roosevelt’s crew have now been tested.