Aerial perspective of the Pentagon setting up photographed on Sept. 24, 2017.

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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon confirmed Wednesday that a U.S. Maritime stationed at the Division of Protection examined beneficial for the coronavirus.

“The Maritime is in isolation at his property and will bear even further evaluation by health and fitness experts. His previous day in the Pentagon was March 13,” in accordance to a Pentagon statement. “His workspace has been cleaned by a Pentagon reaction crew and a complete speak to investigation is underway to mitigate possibility and maintain the health of the workforce at the Pentagon.”

The Pentagon reservation employs a lot more than 22,000 people, building it 1 of the most significant office buildings in the globe.

As of Wednesday, the Pentagon noted a whole of 415 coronavirus circumstances, 227 are lively-obligation military, 81 are civilians, 67 dependents and 40 contractors.

On Sunday, the Division of Protection verified that a contractor, who worked at the Defense Safety Cooperation Company, died following screening optimistic for the coronavirus. This is the to start with noted death from the virus in just the Section of Defense.

The virus has infected a lot more than 466,000 worldwide, although quite a few have recovered. In the U.S. more than 65,100 situations have been reported so significantly.

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