Former captain of the American aircraft carrier “Theodore Roosevelt” Brett Crozier, who was removed from office because of the public announcement of the spread of coronavirus among the crew, was infected with coronavirus. This was reported on April 5 by The New York Times with reference to two classmates Crozier Naval Academy, who are close to the family of a sailor.
According to the newspaper, the analysis of the ex-captain gave a positive result on COVID-19. One source said that Corsier’s symptoms appeared before he left the aircraft carrier. The patient is now under quarantine at a naval base on the island of Guam.
The publication notes that a Navy spokesman declined to comment on the Crozier Coronavirus.
The newspaper citing the U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper notes that 155 sailors on this aircraft carrier confirmed the COVID-19, and more than half of those on board have been checked. However, so far, no one has been hospitalized.