Stars and Stripes stripes.com 21 Dec, 2020 10:30 am

US commands in Japan and South Korea report weekend coronavirus count

US commands in Japan and South Korea report weekend coronavirus count
U.S. Forces Korea reported the bulk of the new coronavirus infections, all but one of its 22 were new arrivals to the Korean Peninsula since Nov. 29.

The city on Saturday reported 736 people tested positive, its second highest daily measure just two days after the record, 822, according to metro government data.Naval Air Facility Atsugi, 27 miles southwest of central Tokyo, reported eight people tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday, base spokesman Sam Samuelson said Monday.Army Japan, headquartered at Camp Zama, 28 miles southwest of Tokyo, reported three individuals tested positive last week.USFK update At Camp Humphreys, USFK headquarters south of Seoul, a South Korean contractor who developed COVID-19 symptoms tested positive for the virus Friday, according to a USFK news release.

Fourteen individuals tested positive upon arrival; seven tested positive on the test required before leaving quarantine.13, 2020, hit its highest and second highest daily totals for new coronavirus infections.

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