18 new confirmed Covid-19 cases from U.S. Army and their families in South Korea
18 new confirmed Covid-19 cases from U.S. Army and their families in South Korea The US military in South Korea notified on the 2nd local time that there were 18 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus US army in South Korea and their family members, with a total of 277 confirmed cases.
Of the 18 newly confirmed cases, 13 were active U.S. military personnel and 5 were family members; 16 of them were diagnosed during the first nucleic acid test after arrival; the remaining two were diagnosed at the end of isolation for testing.
Since August this year, the U.S. Army in South Korea has required all U.S. Army soldiers and their families who come to serve in South Korea to have a certificate of negative nucleic acid test for the new coronavirus before they can leave;
however, this requirement does not apply to active navy and air force personnel.
In addition, all personnel are required to undergo a new coronavirus test upon arrival in South Korea and undergo a 14-day quarantine, and then undergo another new coronavirus test after the quarantine is over. (Headquarters reporter Zhang Yun)