Indian Navy Sets up Quarantine Camp in Vishakhapatnam for Covid-19

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New Delhi: As part of its effort to augment nation’s fight against the spread of Covid-19, Indian Navy has set up a Quarantine Camp at INS Vishwakarma in Eastern Naval Command (ENC) Vishakhapatnam for Indian nationals being evacuated from the deadly virus affected countries.

The Quarantine Camp is fully equipped to accommodate nearly 200 personnel with all suitable facilities and other arrangements.

The evacuated personnel in the camp will be closely monitored to ensure Social Distancing and under medical supervision in accordance with the protocols laid down by the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India by a team of naval personnel and medical professionals of ENC.

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As a precautionary measure, the evacuated persons would be kept under quarantine for a period of 14 days. ENC is proactively coordinating with the Health Officials from State and District Administration to ensure adequate preventive care is provided to all evacuated personnel and to prevent the spread of the virus.

Government is taking all necessary steps to ensure that the country is prepared well to face the challenge and threat posed by the growing pandemic of Covid-19 – the Coronavirus. With the active support of the people, India has been able to contain the spread of the virus domestically.

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