In India 21 Navy seaman contracted the coronavirus

NEW DELHI, 18 Jul – RIA Novosti. The Indian Navy reported infected 21 sailor coronavirus at the naval base at Agra in Mumbai, testing all the people who stayed in contact.

“Among patients with COVID-19 – 20 sailors from INS Angre, the coastal companies in Mumbai. The disease is most of them are asymptomatic, the disease was traced back to one seaman, from whom the coronavirus was found on 7 April,” – said the representative of the Navy commander Vivek Medal.

the representative of the Navy noted that after the disease first sailor there have been many checks, and those who have the virus have now been identified, showed no symptoms of the disease.

“They all live in the same residential block in INS Angre. All primary contacts have been tested on COVID-19, they have no symptoms. Quarantine was declared in the entire unit, the base itself is also in the isolation mode, – added the representative of the Navy.

He also noted that cases of infection on Board ships and submarines there.

“the Indian Navy continues to actively support national efforts in the fight against COVID-19”, – stated in the message of the Navy.

Previously, the government of India announced that the country is 14378 infected with the coronavirus, including 11906 receiving treatment. Recovered 1991 people.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world recorded nearly 2.1 million cases of infection, almost 140 thousand people died.

Current data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.