NAVAL STATION GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba. (NNS) -- A Sailor stationed aboard Naval Station Guantanamo Bay has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently undergoing evaluation and treatment.
The Department of Defense has notified public health authorities of the positive test and has taken prudent precautions to ensure the service member is receiving the appropriate care, and the Sailor is currently isolated at their home and restricted in movement in accordance with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines.
Contact tracing performed by public health officials is also underway.
Naval Station Guantanamo Bay has developed an aggressive mitigation strategy to minimize spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of our force.
The mitigation efforts include the following:
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