Active Duty Member Tests Positive For Coronavirus At Tinker AFB

Thursday, May 7th 2020, 8:21 am
By: News 9


Another active duty member has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City.

The base confirmed the new positive test on its Facebook page Thursday morning.

According to Tinker Air Force Base, the active duty member "contracted the virus while deployed and went into immediate quarantine" upon returning to the base.

The new case now raises the total to 26 total cases at the base since the pandemic began spreading statewide in March.

The spread of the virus appears to be slowing at Tinker. There have been three new cases of the coronavirus since April 22.

Tinker Air Force Base reported its first confirmed case of the virus on March 25.