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.
All primary contacts (though asymptomatic) were tested for #COVID19. The entire inliving block was immediately put under quarantine, containment zone & INS Angre under lockdown. Action being taken as per established protocol. No cases of infection onboard ships & submarines: Navy https://t.co/RX0BnbJAw1
— ANI (@ANI) April 18, 2020
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.