DoD orders halt to official travel in coronavirus hotspots

    Washington, DC (KINY) - The Department of Defense has issued a "stop movement" order of all personnel to, from or through locations designated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as Level 3 COVID-19 areas.

    The order became effective March 13 and will be in place for the next 60 days.

    The order applies to all forms of official travel, such as permanent change of station, temporary duty and government-funded leave for uniformed and civilian personnel and includes personal leave and other non-official travel for uniformed personnel.

    Level 3 locations currently include most of Europe, South Korea, China, and Iran. However, these are subject to change as determined by the CDC.

    CDC travel information can be found here.

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