Another 21 naval personnel who had contracted COVID-19 and underwent treatment in hospitals, were discharged from them after gaining full recovery from the virus, confirmed by PCR tests, on 24th June 2020.
These individuals who contracted COVID-19 were receiving treatment from the Theldeniya Hospital (04), Minuwangoda Hospital (15), Homagama Hospital (01) and Welikanda Hospital (01). Since, these sailors have tested negative for COVID-19, based on the reports of random PCR tests done while in hospitals, they were discharged on 24th June 2020.
As of now, including these 21 naval person, 811 naval personnel out of the total naval COVID cluster, have been discharged from hospitals after their full recovery from the virus. Further, these discharged naval personnel were instructed to stay in 14 days of further quarantine, as per the instruction of health authorities.