Another 09 naval personnel discharged from hospitals following full recovery from COVID – 19, taking total recoveries to 820


Another 09 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 25th and 26th June 2020.

These individuals who contracted COVID-19 were receiving treatment from the Kaththankudi Hospital (03), Iranawila Hospital (05) and Theldeniya 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 25th and 26th June 2020.

As of now, including these 09 naval personnel, 820 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, adhering to health precautions.