Another 10 naval personnel discharged from hospitals following full recovery from COVID – 19, taking total recoveries to 836

Another 10 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 29th June 2020.

These individuals who contracted COVID-19 were receiving treatment from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (05), Theldeniya Hospital (04) and Minuwangoda 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 29th June 2020.

As of now, including these 10 naval personnel, 836 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.