2 U.S. Navy warships in Mideast affected by the coronavirus

Two U.S. Navy warships operating in the Middle East have been affected by the coronavirus, authorities said Friday, with one ship already at port in Bahrain and another heading to port now.

A dozen troops aboard the USS San Diego, an amphibious transport dock, tested positive for COVID-19, said Cmdr. Rebecca Rebarich, a spokeswoman for the Bahrain-based 5th Fleet. The ship is at port in Bahrain.

“All positive cases have been isolated on board, and the ship remains in a restricted COVID…

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