U.S. overseas military bases have outbreaks of new pneumonia outbreaks in succession
According to real-time statistics released by Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 12:43 today (13th) Beijing time, the number of newly diagnosed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States has risen to 3,304,942. A total of 135,205 deaths.
US Media:The battle for stupid masks is endless
Although the epidemic has been so severe for several months, the United States is still arguing about whether to wear a mask. CNN’s CNN website today published an analysis article titled”Why the Silly Mask Controversy is Endless”, warning of the huge risks posed by the lack of awareness of the importance of wearing masks in the United States today. The article said that US President Trump finally put on a mask when he made a public appearance at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on the 11th. This was the first time in nearly five months, but from Trump’s position on the day, there is no reason to believe There is no change in his position on wearing masks.
Trump said on the day that he never opposed masks, but he believed that it would take time and place. The article pointed out that the US leadership will continue to express doubts about the necessity of wearing a mask. And this is terrible for the United States.
In the face of a severe epidemic and the chaotic response of the US government, CNN recently pointed out that the new coronary pneumonia epidemic is the most serious local crisis facing the United States since the Second World War. The nightmare cannot be expected to end in the coming months.
In fact, this epidemic is not only a local crisis in the United States, but also outbreaks in American overseas military bases.
Over 60 people diagnosed with a clustered infection in the U.S. military base in Okinawa
According to the Japan Broadcasting Association and NHK TV station, an additional case of new coronary pneumonia was confirmed on July 12 in the U.S. military base in Okinawa, Japan Cases, the total number of confirmed cases since July has reached at least 62 cases.
The U.S. military stationed in Japan has several bases including Kadena base, Futenma base, and Hansen battalion in Okinawa. The confirmed cases of U.S. military bases are not counted as local confirmed cases in Okinawa.
According to NHK TV station, from 7 to 12 of this month, 39 new cases were diagnosed at the Futenma Base, and 22 newly confirmed cases in Hansen Camp were revised to 22 cases-on the 1st of this month, There was also a confirmed case in Hansen Camp. The two bases are currently closed.
In March this year, Kadena base also had 3 confirmed cases.
Dani, Governor of Okinawa Prefecture, Jade City, called U.S. military officers stationed in Japan on the night of the 11th to request the U.S. military to improve its epidemic prevention measures to the highest level, suspend the dispatch of personnel from the U.S. mainland to Okinawa, blockade relevant bases, and provide epidemic information Aspects to ensure greater transparency.
Danny Jade City also said at a press conference on the evening of the 11th,”As the residents of Okinawa united to prevent the epidemic, the US military personnel had multiple infections in a short period of time, which is extremely regrettable”, he”strongly doubts” whether the US’s previous epidemic prevention measures were sufficient.
There are approximately 50,000 US troops stationed in Japan, and more than half of them are stationed in Okinawa. Residents of Okinawa have long complained about pollution, noise, and crime committed by US military personnel.
Arrival in Korea to confirm diagnosisU.S. military stationed in South Korea Base has recently added new cases
At the same time The US military base in Pingze, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea has recently added new cases. South Korea’s KBS TV station quoted a government spokesperson of Pingze City on the 7th as saying that a new US-based military base stationed in South Korea had newly diagnosed 3 new coronavirus infection The cases were all US military personnel. Of the three, one entered South Korea on June 25 and the other two entered on July 4. Both were tested for virus during the quarantine period and subsequently diagnosed.
Using fireworks without wearing masks to provoke the U.S. military in South Korea
The video shows that around 7 pm on the 4th, some foreigners began to visit the famous Haeundae Beach and surrounding areas in Busan The whole process of setting off fireworks lasted about two hours. Not only did they set off against the sky, some people even aimed fireworks at local residents. The police detained one person on the spot, but then released him.
According to the announcement by the government and police on the 6th of Busan City, the persons involved were all from Wushan and Daegu and other US soldiers stationed in South Korea.
From July 1st, all beaches in South Korea including Haeundae were officially opened. To prevent cluster infections, the Korean government has formulated a series of epidemic prevention guidelines, including must be worn when not in water Masks, etc. However, according to witnesses on the 4th, only one of these US troops stationed in South Korea was wearing a mask.
A US soldier stationed in Australia rotates and a US soldier is diagnosed with New Crown Virus
Since July, US military bases in Australia, Kuwait and other countries have also been exposed to the diagnosis of new coronavirus by US soldiers. According to a report by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on the 10th, a US Marine soldier was diagnosed with New Coronavirus during isolation after arriving in Darwin, the capital of the Northern Territory of Australia. The report said that from June onwards, US troops stationed in Australia were rotated and about 1,200 US Marines arrived in Darwin in batches.
On the 1st of this month, the New Coronary Pneumonia epidemic also broke out at the Jabell Air Force Base stationed in Kuwait. According to the US Air Force Times, at least 30 U.S. military personnel at this base had a positive nucleic acid test result, but U.S. Army Central Command spokesman Urban said he declined to disclose the number of infections.
In addition, the US military has also experienced a mass infection in Guam, an important base in the Western Pacific. At the end of June, more than 37 people had tested positive for nucleic acids.