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Military reports 27 more COVID-19 cases

All News 17:08 December 19, 2021

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's military on Sunday reported 27 additional COVID-19 cases, with all of them being breakthrough infections, raising the total caseload among its personnel to 2,933.

Of the new cases, 22 are from the Army, two from units under the direct control of the defense ministry, one from the Navy, one from the Marine Corps and one from the Air Force, officials said.

Currently, 343 military personnel are under treatment. Of the total military caseload, 1,158 are breakthrough cases.

In this May 24, 2021, file photo, a soldier receives a COVID-19 test at a makeshift clinic in central Seoul. (Yonhap)

In this May 24, 2021, file photo, a soldier receives a COVID-19 test at a makeshift clinic in central Seoul. (Yonhap)

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