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Air Force update for COVID-19

By Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs / Published March 24, 2020

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and to prioritize the health and safety of Department of the Air Force personnel, the following modifications have been made:

March 24, 2020
In response to COVID-19, Dr. William Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, has released the following statement to publicly recognize the challenges, and confirm our ongoing efforts to overcome new challenges. 

You can read his full statement here: https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2123182/a-statement-from-dr-roper-on-covid-19/

The Air Force has adjusted how we report the total number of COVID-19 Positive Cases in order to align with DoD reporting.

Air Force Totals of COVID-19 Positive Cases as of 7 p.m., March 23, 2020.  

Military 43 (+9) 5 (+1) 1 (+1) 0
Civilian 13 1 (+1) 1 0
Dependents 18 (+6) 2 (+1) 0 0
Contractors 5 4 0 0
Total 79 9 2 0




Numbers in parenthesis are updated cases.

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