US Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircrafts at the Futenma Air Station on Japan’s southernmost island of Okinawa in 2018. Photo: Reuters US Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircrafts at the Futenma Air Station on Japan’s southernmost island of Okinawa in 2018. Photo: Reuters
US Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircrafts at the Futenma Air Station on Japan’s southernmost island of Okinawa in 2018. Photo: Reuters

Anger in Japan as US army bases report mounting Covid-19 outbreak

  • There have been 136 US military personnel and dependents infected in Okinawa, with 36 new cases on Wednesday
  • The prefecture’s governor has called for the US to suspend transfers and review the SOFA agreement that allows American troops to sidestep testing

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircrafts at the Futenma Air Station on Japan’s southernmost island of Okinawa in 2018. Photo: Reuters US Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircrafts at the Futenma Air Station on Japan’s southernmost island of Okinawa in 2018. Photo: Reuters
US Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircrafts at the Futenma Air Station on Japan’s southernmost island of Okinawa in 2018. Photo: Reuters
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