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Press Release: USAG Bavaria identifies first case of coronavirus

March 11, 2020

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HOHENFELS, Germany —

A civilian employee of the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. The employee of the garrison's Directorate if Emergency Services and is currently being treated at a host nation medical facility.

The Army has begun the process of tracing and contacting people with whom the employee might have had contact over the past two weeks in his job in the Hohenfels community. The garrison is implementing all appropriate control measures to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

"Our priority is to maintain the health and safety of our personnel and family members, while implementing protective measures and continuing to work with our host nation partners on prevention of spread," said Col. Adam Boyd, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria commander.

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