COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rise At Tinker AFB


Wednesday, July 22nd 2020, 9:07 am
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -

Seven more cases of COVID-19 were reported at Tinker Air Force Base, according to a breakdown of new cases released by the base on Wednesday.

The total number of cases at Tinker AFB have ballooned to 195.

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Among the seven new COVID-19 cases, three civilians came from the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, two members came from the 552nd Air Control Wing, one member from the 507th Air Refueling Wing and a civilian from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center.

Notably, eighteen of the 43 COVID-19 cases reported at the base since July 16 were from civilians working at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex. Eight members from the 552nd Air Control Wing have tested positive for the virus over the same period of time.

Out of the base's 195 total COVID-19 cases, 162 of them have been reported since June 4.

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