Another outbreak of COVID-19 in the U.S. military in Japan 7 people were diagnosed at Iwokuni Base, Yamaguchi Prefecture.
November 23rd According to a report by the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), on the 23rd, the Iwakuni Base of the U.S. military in Japan in Iwokuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, announced that seven relevant personnel at the base were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus.
According to the information released on the website of the Iwakuni Municipal Government, these seven people are close contacts of previously diagnosed patients and were diagnosed during quarantine. The source also said that because the seven people are still under strict quarantine observation, the possibility of causing large-scale infection is low.
So far, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the U.S. military base in Japan has increased to 42.