15 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed This Week At Tinker AFB


Wednesday, July 29th 2020, 3:39 pm
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -

Tinker Air Force Base has confirmed 15 new cases of COVID-19 since Monday, according to the base.

Six new cases originated from the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, four cases of the virus came from the 72nd Air Base Wing (three civilians, one contractor) and three came from members of the 552nd Air Control Wing while one civilian each tested positive from the Defense Logistics Agency and the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center.

The 15 new cases brings the base's total to 222 since March.

Related: 4 More Confirmed COVID-19 Cases At Tinker AFB

Notably, 29 of the 66 COVID-19 cases reported at the base since July 16 were from civilians working at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex. Fifteen members from the 552nd Air Control Wing have tested positive for the virus over the same period of time.

Out of the base's 222 total COVID-19 cases, 189 of them have been reported since June 4.

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