Stars and Stripes stripes.com 30 Dec, 2020 12:15 am

US military in Japan counts 57 new coronavirus cases as end of 2020 nears

US military in Japan counts 57 new coronavirus cases as end of 2020 nears
The bulk of the new cases reported were at Yokosuka Naval Base.

5 million have tested positive during the final week of December, according to Tokyo Metropolitan Government data.military who tested positive during contact tracing.Another nine tested positive after showing symptoms of COVID-19, the respiratory disease associated with the virus; three more had recently arrived in Japan; and one tested positive during a medical screening.It said “a number of people” among the new cases tested positive after returning from leave in the local area.

Kadena Air Base on Okinawa reported seven people tested positive Wednesday, all of them while in quarantine after travel outside Japan, according to a Facebook post.Late Tuesday the base reported that one person tested positive for the virus.

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