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Military reports 3 additional COVID-19 cases

Nov. 8, 2021 - 10:39 By Yonhap

South Korea's military reported three additional COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the total caseload among its personnel to 2,081, the defense ministry said.

A Navy officer stationed in Jinhae, 410 kilometers south of Seoul, tested positive before participating in an educational program.

A civilian worker of a unit under the direct wing of the defense ministry based in Seongnam, south of Seoul, contracted the virus after a family member tested positive.

A civilian employee of the Army, stationed in Hwaseong, 40 kilometer south of Seoul, was also infected.

Of the cumulative cases in the military, 50 patients are still under treatment. (Yonhap)