Navy combat ship USS Milwaukee sidelined over COVID outbreak A US Navy combat ship has delayed its deployment to South America due to a COVID-19 outbreak among the crew, officials said Friday.
Officials: Nearly 25% of Navy warship crew has COVID-19
A U.S. Navy warship remains in port at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, with about two dozen sailors — or nearly a quarter of its crew — testing positive for COVID-19, according to U.S. defense officials
No sailors on a Navy ship have required hospitalization after outbreak.
The base hospital at Guantánamo Bay gave vaccine booster doses to the ship to administer to anyone who wants one.
Navy ship deployment paused due to COVID-19 outbreak
The Navy on Friday announced that it paused the deployment of one of its warships due to a COVID-19 outbreak,
USS Connecticut completes 7,000-mile journey to homeport after October crash in South China Sea
The USS Connecticut struck an uncharted underwater mountain in the disputed waters of the South China Sea on Oct. 2, injuring 11 sailors.
A U.S. Navy combat ship is stranded in Guantánamo Bay with a virus outbreak.
The crew held an open-air Christmas service on the pier, allowing the sailors to remain socially distanced.
Thousands of flights cancelled globally as Omicron mars Christmas
Airline carriers scrapped at least 2,366 flights worldwide on Friday, while nearly 9,000 more flights were delayed.