The DoD and the VA are providing daily updates on the number of confirmed and presumptive cases of the virus.
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The Defense Department has ordered commanders at all of its installations to stop announcing publicly new coronavirus cases.
GAO focus groups showed that some troops will no longer live in privatized housing because of their experiences.
A spokesperson said the executive order authorized the action, but "it is not an order to do so."
Dubbed "Coronavirus: Rumor Control," the DoD will provide its response to myths about how the U.S. has responded.
Photos taken last week show troops training side by side or participating in large gatherings amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Troops and their families will be ordered to stop all travel overseas as the DoD takes bold steps to stop coronavirus.
The Pentagon has 16 laboratories certified to process thousands of test kits per day.
SecDef Esper is calling on rank-and-file troops to speak up if their units are doing something potentially unsafe.
Esper did not say how the woman was brought out safely from Honduras, which has closed its borders during the pandemic.