Second midshipman tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 8:20 PM, Mar 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-24 20:20:01-04

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Officials confirmed that another midshipman has tested positive for coronavirus at the United State Naval Academy.

The Naval Academy said the student is currently self-isolated at their residence and is receiving supportive and medical care in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

This is the second midshipman to tests positive for the virus.

The Academy said it's committed to taking every measure possible to protect the health of the force.