US Navy combat ship sidelined due to a COVID-19 outbreak among the crew

A US Navy combat ship has delayed its organization to South America because of a COVID-19 outbreak among the crew, officials said Friday.

The USS Milwaukee, which sent from Mayport, Fla. on Dec. 15 will stay in port at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, where it had halted for a scheduled visit.

It wasn’t uncovered the number of cases were identified. The Navy said “a portion” of the people who tried positive have gentle symptoms.

The tainted are in isolation, the Navy said.

The boat’s team is “100%” vaccinated, the Navy said.

“The boat is following a forceful alleviation methodology as per Navy and CDC guidelines,” the Navy said in an statement.

North of 98% of all well-trained mariners are completely inoculated, as indicated by the most recent accessible data.