Coronavirus company news summary – Ukrainian army reports 185 new coronavirus cases

16 November 2020 (Last Updated November 16th, 2020 12:37)

16 November

The Ukrainian Armed Forces have reported a further 185 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, there are a total of 2,379 active cases within the country's military. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 7,568 personnel have been infected with Covid-19.

Greek defence minister Nikos Panagiotopoulo announced that he has been in self-isolation following contact with someone confirmed to have contracted the virus. Panagiotopoulo added that he has since tested negative for Covid-19.

Approximately 199 Bangladeshi Armed Forces members and their relatives have passed away as a result of contracting the Covid-19 virus at Combined Military Hospitals. The Inter-Services Public Relations Directorate (ISPR) stated that as many as 20 service members were among those to have passed away. A total of 15,902 service members and their close families have been diagnosed with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, while 15,228 have fully recovered from the disease today.

According to the Washington Post and New York Times, more than 130 US secret service officers assigned to President Donald Trump have either contracted the SARs-CoV-2 virus or have been placed on quarantine due to a coronavirus outbreak at the White House.