CLOSE President Trump announced at the coronavirus task force briefing that over 1 million Americans had been tested for coronavirus. WochitThe captain of an aircraft carrier is asking the U.S. Navy to step in to evacuate and isolate its crew as cases of the coronavirus have broken out among members.In a four-page letter dated Monday and first obtained by the San Francisco Chronicle, Navy Captain Brett Crozier of the USS Theodore Roosevelt said that “decisive action” was required to prevent deaths from the coronavirus, and that the sailors on board were currently unable to comply with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to keep them safe because of the ship’s close quarters.Crozier wrote that “we are not at war, and therefore cannot allow a single Sailor to perish as a result of this pandemic unnecessarily.”First U.S. service member dies: National Guardsman, former Ocean County resident dies from coronavirusCoronavirus cases were first reported on the ship last week and continued to grow, prompting the Navy to announce it would conduct testing on all of the approximately 5,000 sailors aboard. The Navy reported last Tuesday, March 24, that three sailors had tested positive and been airlifted to a hospital in the Pacific. Five more sailors were diagnosed Wednesday and


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