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Military reports 2 additional COVID-19 cases

All News 10:16 October 27, 2021

SEOUL, Oct. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's military reported two additional COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the total caseload among its personnel to 2,019, the defense ministry said.

An officer of the Joint Chiefs of Staff based in Seoul tested positive after a family member was infected.

An Army officer stationed in Yangju, north of Seoul, also tested positive after a virus case was reported at the base.

Of the cumulative cases in the military, 1,963, or 97 percent, have been fully cured, with 56 still under treatment.

Soldiers wait in a line to receive COVID-19 tests at a clinic in Chuncheon, 85 kilometers east of Seoul, in this file photo taken on June 21, 2021. (Yonhap)

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