Tinker AFB Confirms More Than 150 Cases Of COVID-19


Wednesday, July 15th 2020, 8:34 am
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -

Tinker Air Force Base has officially recorded more than 150 COVID-19 cases, according to a breakdown of new cases released by the base Wednesday morning.

Six more people have tested positive for the virus since Tuesday brings the total number of cases to 152.

Related: Tinker Air Force Base Reports 11 New COVID-19 Cases

Among the six new cases, four civilians work in the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, a contractor who hasn't worked at Tinker since July 7 and a civilian assigned to the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing.

Tinker also reported 20 new cases of the virus between July 12 and July 13.

Among the 20 cases reported over those two days, eight members are from the 552nd Air Control Wing, six members hail from the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, a member of the Navy Military Entrance Processing Station, a member of the Army Military Entrance Processing Station, a member of the 306th Intelligence Squadron, a member of the Air Force Flight Standards Agency headquarters and two members from the 72nd Security Forces Squadron.

Out of the base's 152 total COVID-19 cases, 119 of them have been reported since June 4.

Tinker Air Force Base reported its first case of COVID-19 on March 25.