COVID-19 cases in the Fort Bragg community are declining
COVID-19 cases in the Fort Bragg community are declining

COVID-19 cases in the Fort Bragg community are declining

COVID-19 cases in the Fort Bragg hinterland are declining, according to information presented at a Fort Bragg community exchange meeting on Wednesday.

Landed within about a 40 mile radius of Womack Army Medical Center.

Fort Bragg’s first positive COVID-19 case was a civilian military unit and reported on March 17, 2020.

The Ministry of Defense is release of COVID-19 numbers for all military branches but has unreleased numbers from individual installations since the end of March 2020, referring to “reliability” and saying that positive cases are shared with local health departments.

Lieutenant Colonel Teresa Pearce, Fort Bragg’s health director, on Wednesday presented graphs comparing Fort Bragg’s cases since 2020.

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According to the data, the cases rose to almost 700 in early and mid-January this year with the delta and omicron variants of the virus before falling to about 200 cases on 25 January and leveling off on 1 February.

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