[Global Times comprehensive report] Yonhap said on the 16th that the South Korean joint staff headquarters said it would carry out the exercise of the South Korea US joint command post from 18 to 28 this month. However, a South Korean military official who participated in the exercise was confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus on the 14th, and the exercise schedule was postponed. According to the report, the South Korea US joint exercise was cancelled due to the epidemic situation in the first half of the year. The exercise is divided into two parts by computer simulation. The first part is the exercise of assuming a full-scale war with North Korea, which is carried out from 18 to 22; the second part is the exercise of counterattack, which is carried out from 24 to 28.