US military in South Korea registers first soldier coronavirus case

US military in South Korea registers first soldier coronavirus case
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  • calendar-gray 26 February 2020

The first case of the novel coronavirus among the US armed forces has been registered in South Korea, according to the United States Forces Korea (USFK), APA reports citing Sputnik.

"A USFK soldier stationed at Camp Carroll tested positive for COVID-19, marking the first time a U.S. service member has tested positive for the virus. We’re implementing all appropriate control measures to protect the force", USFK tweeted.

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