28 October

Eagle Health, a Cape Fox Corporation subsidiary, has expanded its occupational health service support to the US Army after receiving a three-year single-award, indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract. According to the terms of the contract, a team comprising 73 providers will provide Covid-related relief to 32 army occupational health clinics across the US.

A Philippine Army Camp in Kananga, Leyte has been placed on a de-facto lockdown after 20 soldiers tested positive for Covid-19. The 93rd Infantry Battalion based in Barangay Aguiting is now being assisted by the local government and other Philippine Army units for food and essential supplies.

About 27 people at the Alaska Military Youth Academy have been quarantined after nine others tested positive for Covid-19. One cadet tested positive after approaching a doctor for a separate illness. The group of 27 who suffered similar symptoms or were in close contact were identified. Nine youths have so far tested positive from the 11 who were found to have Covid symptoms.

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO ) has donated 60 ventilators to the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic to help the country tackle Covid-19. NATO’s Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) coordinated the delivery of the ventilators which will be distributed among hospitals across the country.