Snapshot: DOD and COVID-19

Number of COVID-19 cases in DOD, as of 6 p.m. EDT on Oct. 30:

Cumulative CasesCumulative
Hospitalized
Cumulative
Recovered
Cumulative
Deaths
Military56,720 (+5,283)742 (+25)38,058 (+2,698)8
Civilian13,035 (+1,260)557 (+31)8,224 (+514)67 (+5)
Dependent8,130 (+1,093)148 (+5)5,605 (+528)8 (+1)
Contractor5,261 (+461)225 (+14)3,514 (+211)25 (+2)
Total83,146 (+8,097)1,672 (+75)55,401
(+3,951)
108 (+8)

Editor’s Notes:

  • The Defense Department generally publishes this data three times weekly here.
  • DOD on April 16 transitioned from reporting current cases to reporting cumulative ones, stating that it believes the latter “more accurately reflects the effects of COVID-19 to our force” and pledging to “continue to refine” its reporting.
  • The deltas shown as of Oct. 19 reflect changes since Oct. 19.

Total number of COVID-19 cases among Department of the Air Force military personnel, as of 6 p.m. EDT on Oct. 30:

Number of Personnel
9,021 (+964)

Editor’s Notes:

  • The Defense Department generally publishes this data three times weekly here.
  • This total includes Active-duty and Reserve forces in the Department of the Air Force, not the Air National Guard.
  • The delta shown as of Oct. 19 reflects the change since Oct. 19.

Total number of COVID-19 cases in the Department of the Air Force, as of 2 p.m. EDT on Oct. 26:

  CasesHospitalizedRecovered Deaths
Military8,741 (+660) 6 (-1)6,113 (+318)0
Civilian2,437 (+209)16 (+6)1,732 (+91)13 (+2)
Dependent2,544 (+228)
2,316 (+139)
5 (+1)1,693 (+116)2
Contractor893 (+82)6 (+1)587 (+33)6 (+1)
Total 14,615 (+1,179)33 (+7)10,125 (+558)21 (+3)

Editor’s Notes:

  • These numbers account for cases throughout the Department.
  • The military totals above include Active-duty and Reserve forces, not ANG.
  • The Air Force generally publishes this data once weekly here.
  • The deltas shown as of Oct. 19 reflect changes since Oct. 19.
  • The total number of military cases as of Oct. 19 was 8,081 (an increase of 369 over Oct. 12). As of the same date, the civilian case total was 2,228 (an increase of 148), the dependent total was 2,316 (an increase of 139), and the overall total was 13,436 (an increase of 708).

COVID-19 Cases Among Air National Guard Personnel, as of Sept. 3:

Cases, Not HospitalizedCases, HospitalizedTotal Active
Cases
Total RecoveredCumulative Cases
350 (+7)3353 (+7)563 (+54)916 (+61)

Editor’s Note:

  • ANG-specific case totals aren’t included in DOD, USAF, or NGB daily COVID-19 updates.
  • Deltas shown as of Sept. 3 reflect changes since Aug. 19.

National Guard activations in support of COVID-19 response, as of Aug. 3:

Approximate Number of Personnel
24,935 (-15.8%)

Editor’s Notes:

  • This section of Snapshot will be updated as data is distributed, since updates haven’t been published regularly since July 15.
  • The increase shown here is as of the last update, which was published on July 15.

Check out the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University’s COVID-19 Dashboard to dive into COVID-19 data from across the U.S. and around the globe.


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