The U.S. military in South Korea issued an announcement on the 14th that 16 of the U.S. military and their families who arrived in South Korea from November 28 to
December 11 were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus; 12 of them were tested for COVID-19 upon arrival in South Korea, and the remaining 4 were diagnosed at the end of the quarantine period.
In addition, a South Korean staff member working at the Casey Military Barracks in Dongdouchuan City, Gyeonggi Province was diagnosed with COVID-19 on the 14th.
The U.S. military in South Korea and the South Korean epidemic prevention department immediately tracked, disinfected and isolated the Korean staff member’s course of action and contacts.
So far, a total of 435 U.S. troops and related personnel in South Korea have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus.