Indian Navy sets up COVID-19 quarantine camp in Mumbai

Team India Sentinels Saturday 14th of March 2020 09:10 PM

Mumbai: In accordance with the government’s directive of setting up COVID -19 quarantine facilities in the vicinity of 30 major airports, the Western Naval Command (WNC)  of Indian Navy has set up a 100-bed quarantine camp within the  premises of Material Organisation Ghatkopar in Mumbai.

On Friday,  on directives received from Headquarters, Integrated Defence  Staff, the team from WNC received an Air Iran flight at Mumbai airport and shifted 44 Indian nationals to the  quarantine facility, Mumbai-based Defence PRO Commander Mehul Karnik said.

These evacuees  will be kept under medical observation  for two weeks.

The Western Naval Command remains committed to provide all possible assistance to the National/ State authorities in the campaign to control the COVID – 19 pandemic.