Contractor's wife at Camp Humphreys tests positive for coronavirus, raising US Forces Korea’s total to 15

Customers wait to enter the commissary at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Friday, March 27, 2020. Escalated health protection measures put limits on the number of people who can be inside the store at one time. MATTHEW KEELER/STARS AND STRIPES
Customers wait to enter the commissary at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Friday, March 27, 2020. Escalated health protection measures put limits on the number of people who can be inside the store at one time. MATTHEW KEELER/STARS AND STRIPES

Contractor's wife at Camp Humphreys tests positive for coronavirus, raising US Forces Korea’s total to 15

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CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea — The wife of an American military contractor who tested positive for coronavirus also has been infected, officials said Thursday, raising to 15 the number of cases affiliated with U.S. Forces Korea.

The woman, also an American, was tested after her husband who works at Camp Humphreys received positive results on Wednesday, garrison commander Col. Michael Tremblay said.

She last visited the base on Tuesday. Both patients have been isolated in their off-post residence, he added.

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