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Construction at Henoko suspended today as worker was infected with COVID-19

  • April 17, 2020
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NHK reported this morning that the Okinawa Defense Bureau announced on Thursday that a person engaged in the construction work at Henoko, Nago, for the relocation of MCAS Futenma has tested positive for the new coronavirus. The person was reportedly spending time while off duty with an acquaintance who also tested positive. The network said the construction workers who had close contact with the person are already self-quarantining at home and the building where the person was working has been disinfected. The network added that construction work will be suspended on Friday.

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