20 Sailors Of Indian Navy Test Positive For Coronavirus At INS Angre In Mumbai

More than 20 sailors of the Indian Navy have tested positive for coronavirus at INS Angre, a shore based logistics and admin support establishment under Western Naval command. Quarantine and isolation procedures are being done by Indian Navy.

The infected Indian Navy personnel have been admitted in naval hospital INHS Asvini in Mumbai’s Colaba.

“A total of 21 serving personnel of Indian Navy 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,” the Indian Navy said in a statement.

“All primary contacts (though asymptomatic) were tested for COVID-19. The entire in-living block was immediately put under quarantine, containment zone & INS Angre under lockdown. Action being taken as per established protocol. The Indian Navy said that no cases of infection onboard ships & submarines have been reported,” the Indian Navy said in a statement.

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