According to Yonhap news on August 17, according to Yonhap news agency, the U.S. command in South Korea posted an official Facebook account on the 17th, saying that in view of the rapid spread of Xinguan epidemic in South Korea, the health protection level (hpcon) of all U.S. military bases in South Korea will be upgraded from “Bravo” to “chalie” from 5:00 a.m.
on the 15th, the US military upgraded the protection level against the capital circle to “Charlie” and extended the scope to the whole territory of South Korea this time. The U.S. military in South Korea will check the temperature of all personnel entering and leaving the base. In addition to the necessary personnel, try to reduce the number of personnel on duty, the rest of the staff work at home.
the public health protection level of the U.S. Army can be divided into four stages according to the severity from low to high, namely “alpha” (a), “Bravo” (b), “Charlie” (c), “delta” (d). Among them, class C strictly restricts the gathering and flow of relevant personnel. Novel coronavirus pneumonia,
, was announced by the 17 day, 16 days from 0 to 17 at the time of 0. New 197 cases of new crown pneumonia were confirmed in South Korea, including 188 local cases and 9 imported cases. This is the fourth consecutive day that South Korea has added more than 100 per day. (originally titled “rapid spread of epidemic situation in South Korea, US forces stationed in South Korea enhance response level of epidemic prevention)”