A U.S. sailor assigned to an aircraft carrier crippled by the coronavirus died on Monday, the Navy said, marking the first death of an active-duty service member caused by the virus as confirmed cases among the crew climbed to at least 585.The sailor, who was not immediately identified, had been moved to an intensive care unit last week after being found unresponsive Thursday at Naval Base Guam. The sailor had tested positive for the virus on March 30 and was placed in isolation, Navy officials said in a statement.Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper said in a statement that the Defense Department is saddened by the loss of its first active-duty member to covid-19.“Our thoughts are with the family of the USS Theodore Roosevelt sailor who lost his battle with the virus today,” he said. “We remain committed to protecting our personnel and their families while continuing to assist in defeating this outbreak.”Adm. Mike Gilday, the Navy’s chief of naval operations, said in a statement that the service stands alongside the sailor’s loved ones and shipmates as they grieve.“This is a great loss for the ship and for our Navy,” Gilday said. “My deepest sympathy goes out to the family, and


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