New Delhi: The Coronavirus report of at least 20 Indian Navy members has been positively publicized. Which is like an alarm bell in the Navy. All these Naval workers were admitted to INHS Asvini at Colaba Naval Hospital in Mumbai after being found to be coronavirus positive. Naval officials said the information. This is the first case of COVID-19 transmission in the Navy.
The persons contacted by the infected staff will also be investigated. The Navy said in a statement, “The report of the COVID-19 report of 21-member army personnel inside the Naval Complex in Mumbai has been positive. There are 20 sailors from INS Angre, which is standing on the coast of Mumbai.
21 serving personnel tested positive for #COVID19 within naval premises at Mumbai. This number includes 20 sailors of INS Angre, a shore establishment at Mumbai. Most of these are asymptomatic & have been traced to a single sailor who was tested positive on 7th April: Indian Navy pic.twitter.com/msYJ0zp5RvAdvertisement
— ANI (@ANI) April 18, 2020
At the same time, there have been eight positive incidents in the Indian Army so far. Army Chief MM Narwane said on Friday, “Only eight of the entire Indian Army have been found to be COVID-19 positive. Of the eight, two are physicians and one is a nursing assistant. The impact of treatment on all four is visible.
Army personnel who have not been exposed to any COVID-19 positive will be sent back to the unit. He said, ‘Our jawans who have not come in contact with the infected person will be sent back to the unit. We have already prepared two special trains from Bangalore to Jammu and Bengaluru to Guwahati.
Indian Navy members have been occupied at a time when the numbers for the US Navy are increasing. Indian Navy President Admiral Karambir Singh stressed that it is important to ensure that operational assets like warships and submarines are virus-free and that the Navy is always ready.
In a 15-minute video message to Navy personnel, the Chief of the Navy stated that they should be prepared for the worse, hoping for worse conditions. He said, “We need to be prepared for the worst, it’s a long fight.” Armed forces are taking preventive measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus in their posts.
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