Seven more naval personnel who had tested positive for the COVID-19 virus have recovered from the disease, says Sri Lanka Navy.
As these sailors were found negative to the virus on the reports of random PCR tests carried out under treatment, they have been discharged from hospitals.
The total number of coronavirus recoveries from the Navy accordingly reached 657.
These discharged navy men will undergo a 14-day quarantine procedure in compliance with the healthcare regulations.
The number of coronavirus cases reported in Sri Lanka currently sits at 1,877. Out of this total 1,150 patients have made complete recoveries.
Currently, 716 active cases are under medical care at selected hospitals across the island, according to the Epidemiology Unit.