Seven More Team Members Test Positive For COVID-19 At Tinker AFB


Thursday, July 2nd 2020, 8:17 am
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -

Tinker Air Force Base confirmed seven more cases of COVID-19 on Thursday morning.

Thursday's seven cases tied a one-day high for new COVID-19 cases at Tinker. Seven team members also tested positive for the virus on Tuesday.

The base has reported 22 new cases of the virus since Monday.

The total number of cases reported has risen to 77 at Tinker.

According to the base, the latest confirmed COVID-19 cases include an Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, three members of the 552nd Air Control Wing and three members of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex.

Tinker Air Force Base's 552nd Air Control Wing has reported seven confirmed cases of the virus this week, including Thursday.

The base reported just 10 new positive cases between April 22 and May 27. However, 44 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported at Tinker Air Force Base since June 4.

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