Navy Reports First Cases of Coronavirus Aboard a Ship at Sea

Medical ships, field hospitals en route to stricken areas as National Guard is activated in all 50 states Three U.S. sailors aboard an aircraft carrier operating in the Pacific tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Navy said Tuesday, marking the first time the virus has turned up on a deployed military ship.
The disclosure came as the U.S. military expanded its coronavirus response effort, pressing ahead with plans for medical ships, field hospitals and National Guard activations across the country.