According to the U.S. military in South Korea on the 23rd, three U.S. soldiers in South Korea and two U.S. Department of Defense officials in South Korea have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus.
So far, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 among the U.S. military and related personnel in South Korea has reached 653.
According to the notification of the U.S. military in South Korea, the three new U.S. soldiers diagnosed with COVID-19 are all from Kunshan Air Force Base.
They were diagnosed on the 22nd after having close contact with another U.S. soldier diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier.
The two new confirmed defense officials are from the U.S. military base in Hirasawa.
One of them was diagnosed on the 22nd after developing related symptoms, and the other was diagnosed during the screening on the 23rd.
At present, all five people are under quarantine treatment at the U.S. military base.