Eastern Naval Command Sets Up Quarantine Facility for COVID- 19 at Visakhapatnam
In an effort to augment Nation’s fight against the spread of COVID-19, Eastern Naval Command(ENC) has set up a Quarantine Camp at INS Vishwakarma for Indian nationals being evacuated from COVID 19 affected countries. As a precautionary measure, the evacuated persons are to be kept under quarantine for a period of fourteen 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 spread of the virus.
The Quarantine Camp is fully equipped to accommodate nearly 200 personnel with all suitable facilities and other arrangements. The evacuated personnel in the camp which will be closely monitored to ensure Social Distancing and under medical supervision in accordance with the protocols laid down by Department of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India by a team of naval personnel and medical professionals of ENC.
Government of India is taking all necessary steps to ensure that we are prepared well to face the challenge and threat posed by the growing pandemic of COVID 19. With active support of the people of India, we have been able to contain the spread of the Virus in our country.