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Military reports 1,352 more COVID-19 cases

All News 14:21 August 16, 2022

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's military reported 1,352 additional COVID-19 cases Tuesday, raising the total caseload among its service members to 240,705, the defense ministry said.

The new cases included 853 from the Army, 208 from the Air Force, 149 from the Navy and 79 from units under the direct control of the ministry.

There were also 60 cases from the Marine Corps and three from the ministry.

Currently, 9,835 military personnel are under treatment.

Meanwhile, the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) said 352 more people in its affiliated community tested positive for COVID-19 over the past week ending Monday.

This file photo taken June 17, 2022, shows service members walking at Seoul Station in central Seoul. (Yonhap)

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