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MacDill Air Force Base says 3 tested positive for coronavirus

Posted at 8:17 PM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 23:23:01-04

TAMPA, Fla. -- The MacDill Air Force Base says three people have tested positive for coronavirus.

According to an announcement on Monday, the 6th Air Refueling Wing commander has "declared a Public Health Emergency" for the base.

The MacDill Air Force base says it will continue to closely monitor the situation. The announcement comes three days after an active-duty sailor who was assigned to MacDill Air Force Base had tested positive for coronavirus.

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Officials did not say if the sailor is among the three who tested positive for COVID-19.

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