Daily Archives: 5 November 2021

Military Infectious Disease Surveillance (30 October – 5 November 2021)

[1] United States 

  • As of 3 Nov, a total of 250,902 cases with 2,269 hospitalizations and 73 deaths have been reported in the US military. There were 87,426 cases in the Army, 48,862 cases in the Navy, 43,701 cases in the Air Force, 40,592 cases in the National Guard, 28,691 cases in the Marine Corps and 1,630 cases in the DoD Agencies.

[2-4] South Korea  

  • On 3 Nov, 6 new cases were reported among two Navy officers, two Army soldiers, a civilian employee of the Army and an officer of a military unit attached to the defense ministry.  
  • On 4 Nov, 9 new cases were reported among 3 Army officers stationed in Damyang, an Army officer based in Chuncheon, in Uijeongbu, an officer of a military unit attached to the defense ministry, a civilian employee of the Army and two conscripts.
  • On 5 Nov, 8 new cases were reported, bringing the total caseload among its personnel to 2,067. Cases were reported among five Army draftees, including a trainee at a boot camp in Nonsan, an Army officer stationed in Gapyon and another officer based in Paju. Of the cumulative cases in the military, 51 patients are still under treatment.

Sources:   

  1.  https://www.defense.gov/Spotlights/Coronavirus-DOD-Response/ 
  2.  https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20211103003300325?section=national/defense
  3.  https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20211104002800325?section=national/defense 
  4. https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20211105002900325?section=national/defense
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