According to Kyōnet, Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force released information on the 22nd that the maritime chief of staff Hiroshi Yamamura (58 years old) and the maritime staff deputy director Nishi (56 years old) were infected with the novel coronavirus.
Both of them are asymptomatic and will reportedly continue to work remotely at the isolation point. There is a rare situation where the first and second leaders are infected.
Hai Zi said that he would cooperate with the investigation of the health clinic and work to grasp close contacts and prevent the spread of the epidemic.
According to the Maritime Self-Defense Force, two people were tested for PCR in medical institutions in Tokyo on the 21st because they may have had contact with infected people, and the result was diagnosed with infection.
Relevant people revealed that many team members working next to the two were also diagnosed with the infection and were investigating the infection path.
After successively serving as the commander of the escort fleet and the deputy chief of maritime staff, Yamamura took office in April last year. Xi Adult took up his current position from the commander of the Education Aviation Group in August this year.