Second sailor discharged from hospital after recovery from COVID-19

Second sailor discharged from hospital after recovery from COVID-19

Second sailor discharged from hospital after recovery from COVID-19

Written by Zulfick Farzan

05 May, 2020 | 4:57 pm

Colombo (News 1st);  Another sailor who was confirmed positive to coronavirus was discharged from hospital on Monday following a full recovery.

He is the second sailor to recover from COVID-19 and was first admitted for treatment at the Mulleriyawa Hospital on the 23rd of April.

This sailor who had close contacts with the sailor identified positive to coronavirus in Polonnaruwa, tested positive by PCR test, on 23rd April 2020.

Later, on the same day, he was directed to Mulleriyawa hospital for treatment, and while under treatment he was subject to 3 PCR tests.

He was discharged from the hospital since the test reports were negative to coronavirus.

Further, he will be kept under quarantine for another 14 days following the healthcare instructions.

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