US military in Japan urges base commanders to impose more coronavirus screenings, cancellations
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – U.S. Forces Japan elevated its health protection condition to Bravo on Wednesday and encouraged further precautions as the new coronavirus, COVID-19, spreads across the nation.
Unit commanders were instructed to consider limiting or canceling gatherings such as meetings, trainings, formations and large social events, USFJ spokeswoman Maj. Genieve White told Stars and Stripes on Wednesday.
Base commanders may impose health screenings for anyone entering their installations, if necessary, White said. That decision is left to the local commanders to suit the needs of each installation.
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