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2 more military members test positive for COVID-19

Defense 15:02 December 13, 2020

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Yonhap) -- The military reported two new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday.

A civilian worker for the Navy in Jinhae in the southeastern city of Changwon tested positive for COVID-19 before his release from quarantine, after a fellow worker was confirmed to have been infected on Dec. 1 upon returning from a recent business trip to Colombia, according to the defense ministry

In Samcheok, Gangwon Province, an Army officer was also confirmed to have been infected with the virus following his recent trip to Cheongwon of North Chungcheong Province while on vacation.

The latest infections brought the total number of virus cases among the military to 451.

This file photo, taken Oct. 12, 2020, shows a service member at Seoul Station. (Yonhap)

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