4th COVID-19 case detected at Fort Bragg

Cumberland County News

FORT BRAGG, N.C (WNCN) — Fort Bragg officials on Saturday reported the fourth COVID-19 case on the base.

On Friday, two cases were reported, including a dental medical professional at Womack Army Medical Center. The other Friday case was a soldier’s dependent.

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The fourth case of COVID-19 is also the dependent of an active-duty service member, according to a news release from Fort Bragg officials.

The dependent is in their mid-20s and the person’s gender was not provided. The dependent recently traveled out of state.

The dependent and service member are both in isolation at their residence on Fort Bragg, officials said.

“Womack Army Medical Center’s Department of Public Health is investigating where these individuals may have had contact with people and will notify any contacts who fall under the guidelines for additional monitoring and testing,” the news release said.

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