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COVID-19 Cases In Naval Shore Establishment At Mumbai

Most of these are asymptomatic and have been traced to a single sailor who was tested positive of COVID-19 earlier

 

MUMBAI| A total of 21 serving personnel have been tested positive for COVID-19 within naval premises at Mumbai.

This number includes 20 sailors of INS Angre, a shore establishment at Mumbai.

Most of these are asymptomatic and have been traced to a single sailor who was tested positive on 07 April 2020. They all reside in the same accommodation block at INS Angre. All primary contacts (though asymptomatic) were tested for COVID-19. The entire living block was immediately put under quarantine containment zone and INS Angre too is under lockdown.

All actions as per established COVID-19 protocol are being taken.

There are no cases of infection onboard ships and submarines.

Indian Navy continues to actively support the National effort in the fight against COVID -19.

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