111 members of US Military test positive for Coronavirus

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US Military. Photo: New York Times

US Military. Photo: New York Times

The United States Department of Defense announced on Sunday that 111 members of the military have tested positive for coronavirus.

Giving a breakdown on number of positive cases, the department said there 111 military members, 32 Civilian employees, 37 dependent and 31 contractor.

According to CNN, the department had reported Friday that 67 military members, 15 civilian employees, 26 dependents and 16 contractors were tested positive for the disease.

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