It was confirmed that the Chief of Staff, Ground Self-Defense Force, Yoshihide Yoshida, was infected with the new coronavirus.

Chief of Staff, Ground Self-Defense Force Yoshida was on a business trip to the United Kingdom and Germany from the 3rd to the 7th of this month, and on the 6th of Japan time, when he underwent a PCR test before returning to Japan, the infection was confirmed.

There are no symptoms such as fever, and the Ground Self-Defense Force does not affect the mission because it will continue to work by remote work locally.