Coronavirus company news summary - US Military bases in Japan report 34 new Coronavirus cases in the first week of January
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Coronavirus company news summary – US Military bases in Japan report 34 new Coronavirus cases in the first week of January

By Harry Lye 06 Jan 2021

US Military bases in Japan reported 34 new Coronavirus cases in the first week of January. However, some of the cases date back to 25 December. According to the NHK, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 1,278 new Covid-19 patients with the number of extremely ill patients reaching 111, the highest recorded in the city.

The Ukrainian Armed Forces reported 1,406 Covid-19 cases, including 62 new cases in the past 24 hours in the first week of January 2021. Approximately 12,842 people have recovered, and 38 died since the start of the pandemic in Ukraine. In addition, 92 people have been placed in isolation, while 33 service members will end their isolation in the next three days.

An unspecified number of Canadian Armed Forces have tested positive for Covid-19 in Latvia. The Department of National Defence confirmed that military personnel at Camp Adazi near Riga, the Latvian capital, have contracted the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The outbreak in Latvia comes immediately after Canadian military personnel in Kuwait were infected with the disease in early December.