Quarantine facility at Diyatalawa Camp…
February 1, 2020
Sri Lanka Army on the directions of the acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, has put up fully-equipped two new dormitories inside the Diyatalawa Army Base Hospital premises.
The 33 students who were evacuated from Wuhan, the epicenter of novel coronavirus outbreak, will be quarantined for two weeks at this facility.
The erection of the two new buildings was completed by Friday evening (31).
The two sealed new dormitories consists of 32 rooms, each 100 ft long and 20 ft wide, are furnished with basic needs and equipped with medical tools, Wi-Fi communication facilities, thermometers and suit to medically sound quarantine purposes by keeping each occupant for an incubation period of two weeks, coupled with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), says the Army.