Three Additional Personnel at Joint Base San Antonio Test Positive for COVID-19

Three additional personnel at Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) in Texas have received positive Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) test results, the base announced on March 19.

A U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence (MEDCoE) civilian employee who recently returned from leave in Colorado, a retiree who recently returned from travel to Louisiana, and a dependent of a service member who recently returned from travel to Florida have tested positive at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC).

According to the JBSA statement, contact tracing is underway by public health officials, and all three are in isolation at their homes.

Now, there are four confirmed cases of COVID-19 on JBSA.

“There are four confirmed cases of COVID-19 on JBSA, and JBSA leadership is continually monitoring the situation and working closely with the San Antonio Metro Health Department to coordinate prevention and response efforts in the local area. We are providing installation personnel and their families with up-to-date information on appropriate measures to prevent potential spread of the virus, as well as any impact to local activities”, the statement sai.



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