Twelve naval personnel discharged; Recovered number rises to 221
(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) – Another twelve (12) naval personnel infected with coronavirus, were discharged from the hospitals increasing the total recovered number of navy officers to 221.
These naval personnel, who were identified positive to coronavirus, were admitted to hospitals for treatment. Out of these twelve, seven persons in Naval General Hospital, four persons in IDH hospital and one person in Welikanda hospital, were under treatment. Since these sailors found negative to COVID-19 on the reports of random PCR tests done under treatment, they were discharged on May 19.
As of now, including these 12 naval personnel, 221 naval personnel out of the total number of infected ones, have been discharged from hospitals after tested negative to COVID-19. Further, these discharged naval personnel were directed to keep under quarantine for another 14 days following the healthcare instructions.