A sailor assigned to the coronavirus ravaged crew of the USS Theodore Roosevelt has died from the virus.
The sailor had been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the U.S.
Naval Hospital Guam on April 9, 2020 and died of COVID-related complications on Monday, April 13, 2020.
The name of the sailor was being withheld until 24 hours after next-of-kin is notified.
The sailor tested positive for COVID-19 March 30, was removed from the ship and placed in an isolation house on Naval Base Guam with four other USS Theodore Roosevelt sailors.
The USS Theodore Roosevelt arrived in Guam on 27 March for a scheduled port visit for resupply and crew rest.
The USS Theodore Roosevelt, with a crew of nearly 5,000, is docked in Guam, and the Navy has said as many as 3,000 will be taken off the ship and quarantined. »