The Army Commander Shavendra Silva says that it has been confirmed that the coronavirus cases of the Welisara Navy base has been contracted by the Coronavirus personnel at Suduwella, Ja-Ela while engaged in quarantine.
"It has now been confirmed that 30 persons including the first sailor were infected with Covid 19. The Navy Commander yesterday converted the Welisara Navy Base into an isolated camp.
Accordingly, it has been confirmed that the sailor has been infected by a sailor in the building where he was residing. Accordingly, all those in the Welisara camp have been quarantined and samples from all who have left the camp to conduct PCR tests, ”he added.
Army Commander Shavendra Silva made this statement in a special statement to the media last night.