HMS Queen Elizabeth postpones sailing after crew members test positive for ...

Big Lizzie goes sick: Royal Navy's flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth postpones sailing from Portsmouth base after crew members test positive for Covid-19 Up to nine of the ship's crew members have tested positive for coronavirus   Around 100 further members of crew are isolating onboard and will be retested  The vessel was due to set sail to work with a Nato task group of other warships 

By Isabella Nikolic For Mailonline

Published: 17:56 BST, 7 September 2020 | Updated: 17:57 BST, 7 September 2020

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Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has postponed its sailing from Portsmouth Naval Base after a number of crew tested positive for Covid-19, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed.

The aircraft carrier, which is currently in Portsmouth, has postponed its sail for 24 hours after up to nine of its crew members tested positive for coronavirus. 

Around 100 further members of crew are isolating onboard because they have been in

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