Sri Lanka Navy which is shouldering the national effort of controlling the spread of coronavirus in the island, prepared two holiday bungalows located at Mihitale and Oyamaduwa as quarantine centres, on 29th March 2020.
On the instructions of the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, these two holiday bungalows owned by SL Navy, were prepared as quarantine centres. Accordingly, Mihintale quarantine centre can accommodate 100 people while Oyamaduwa quarantine centre would provide facilities for 24 people who required such quarantine facilities.
Furthermore, those who would arrive at the quarantine centres are provided with all necessary facilities such as sanitary ware, Wi-Fi, television, fans, laundry, etc. Under the supervision of the Naval Public Health Inspectors, all necessary arrangements have been made to provide cooked nutritious food to those who arrive at the quarantine centres.