PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — A “military retiree dependent” tested positive for coronavirus at Joint Base Andrews this week, a military official said.
The person reportedly had traveled abroad to South Korea and the Philippines. After coming down with symptoms, they went to get tested on Wednesday.READ MORE: Chesapeake's Crab Population At Lowest Since 1990, Survey Finds
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The person is now self-quarantined at their home in Waldorf.READ MORE: WJZ's Furever Friend: Snuffy
Officials said there is no impact on operations at the base. They did not provide further information about the person who tested positive.
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