Military Infectious Disease Surveillance (19-25 February 2022)

South Korea [1-6]

Between 19 and 24 February 2022, a total of 4,027 new cases were reported from the South Korean military. Cases were reported from the Army (2,556 cases), Air Force (650  cases), Navy (286 cases), Marine Corps (264 cases), units under direct command of the defense ministry (186 cases), the Defense ministry (37 cases), the South Korea-U.S. Combined Forces Command (4 cases), and the Joint Chiefs of Staff (2 cases). As of 24 February 2022, the total caseload in the South Korean military is 14,943 with 3,880 active infections.

United States Forces Korea [7]

Between 15 to 21 February 2022, a total of 119 new infections were reported, including 21 imported cases. This brings the total number of infections in the USFK-affiliated community to 6,237 as of 21 February 2022.

United States [8]

As of 23 February 2022, the United States military recorded 385,855 COVID-19 cases, including 350,429 recoveries, 2,540 hospitalisations and 92 deaths. The distribution of cases are as follows – Army (126.699), Marine Corps (37,365), Navy (87,452), Air Force (75,680), National Guard (55,722), and other agencies (2,937). A total of 1,637,259 service members have been fully vaccinated – Army (603,589), Marine Corps (195,734), Navy (384,250), Air Force (453,686); 348,065 service members have received one dose of the vaccine – Army (283,580), Marine Corps (6,211), Navy (7,939) and Air Force (50,335).

Sources:

  1. https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20220219001600320?section=search
  2. https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20220220002700325?section=search
  3. https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20220221005200325?section=search
  4. https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20220222011100325?section=search
  5. https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20220223005100325?section=search
  6. https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20220224009300325?section=search
  7. https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20220222011100325?section=search
  8. https://www.defense.gov/Spotlights/Coronavirus-DOD-Response/

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