26 November

The defence ministry of South Korea has announced a temporary ban on all troops from vacationing, as well as taking off-installation visits after the Army boot camp reported cluster infections amid a nationwide spike in coronavirus cases. The troops will face tighter social distancing rules in the barracks and suspend holidays and travel starting December 7.

Nuria Esparch, the Peruvian Defence Minister, reported that approximately 10,000 Armed Forces personnel were being trained to immunise people against the Covid-19 disease before the vaccines were made available for administration. The defence minister stated that there were currently 25,000 vaccinators, but the objective is to deploy a larger team to handle the nationwide immunisation.

Ukraine’s Armed Forces reported 166 active Covid-19 cases were reported over the past day in the country’s armed forces. Approximately 9,386 Covid-19 cases were reported from the start of the pandemic, out of which 6,565 recovered and have 26 died. While 363 service members are in isolation, 45 will end their isolation in the next three days, the command confirmed.