ALAMEDA, Calif. (KGO) -- The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Stratton was forced to return to its homeport in Alameda Wednesday after 11 crew members tested positive for COVID-19.
The Stratton was on deployment. It had departed for the Eastern Pacific at the end of October.
Prior to leaving, crew members were required to self-quarantine and pass two COVID-19 tests.
Now, the sick crew members are all again quarantining.
The Coast Guard says they have mild symptoms.
The rest of the crew is also being tested.
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