26 November 2020

South Korean Army bans vacations and off-base trips for troops after dozens of recruits test positive for Covid-19 at boot camp


The South Korean Defense Ministry has introduced tight travel restrictions for military personnel after a cluster of Covid-19 infections was discovered at a boot camp near the border with North Korea.Vacationing and non-essential trips off military sites were banned starting from November 27, the country's Defense Ministry said in a statement. Soldiers staying in barracks must now observe stricter social-distancing rules. "Troops who violate the rules, resulting a Covid-19 infection or its [...]