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Nearly 50 On USS Kidd Test Positive For Coronavirus, Navy Confirms

The Navy said 47 crewmemebers tested positive for COVID-19 and two sailors were medically evacuated to the United States. It's the second Navy vessel known to experience a coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus cases have spiked on another U.S. Navy warship, with nearly 50 crewmembers aboard the destroyer U.S. Kidd testing positive, the Navy said Monday.

This is the second reported outbreak of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, aboard a Navy vessel at sea. After concerns were raised about earlier this month.

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