US Navy warship sidelined due to COVID outbreak
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The USS Milwaukee has delayed its deployment to South America after sailors tested positive for COVID-19 on board. The Navy combat ship, which left Mayport, Florida, on Dec. 14, will remain docked at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, where it stopped for a scheduled port visit. The Navy did not specify how many sailors have tested positive, but said only some of those are showing mild symptoms. All have been isolated from the healthy crew. The Milwaukee’s crew is “100% immunized,” officials said. “The ship is following an aggressive mitigation strategy in accordance with the Navy and CDC guideline...