China News Service, April 12 (Xinhua) According to foreign media reports, according to the latest data released by the US Department of Navy on the 11th, the USS "Roosevelt" aircraft carrier added another 103 officers and soldiers diagnosed with new coronary pneumonia, a total of 550 people were diagnosed, including one crew He was admitted to the intensive care unit of the Guam Naval Hospital.
Data map: US "Theodore Roosevelt" aircraft carrier.
According to a statement on the official website of the US Department of the Navy, 92% of the crew members of the US aircraft carrier "Roosevelt" have been tested for new coronavirus, of which 550 were positive and 3673 were negative. There are currently 3696 crew members ashore.
According to previous reports, on March 30, with the increasing number of confirmed cases on the "Roosevelt" aircraft carrier, the current captain Brett Crozer issued a request for help, requesting the US military to isolate all crew members from the ship as soon as possible. . The content of the letter was subsequently disclosed by the media, which attracted great attention.
On April 2, the acting navy minister Thomas Modley dismissed Krose on the grounds of "lost confidence". Modley was subsequently criticized and submitted his resignation. On April 7, US Secretary of Defense Esper said he had accepted Modley ’s resignation.