155 COVID-19 cases reported on USS Theodore Roosevelt

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(WEHT)- The aircraft carrier at the center of controversy after its captain was fired for going outside the chain of command and writing a memo warning action was needed to save lives now has 155 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

As of Saturday, 44 percent of the crew were tested for the virus, though none of them have been hospitalized. The ship is now in port in Guam, where more than 1500 sailors have been evacuated. For now, crew members will be quarantined in hotels while they wait for test results.

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(This story was originally published on April 4, 2020)

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