National Operation Centre for Prevention of
COVID - 19 Outbreak

09th May 2021 21:40:15 Hours

122 Brigade Troops Convert Hospitals Wards to Serve as Intermediate Care Centres

122 Brigade troops of the 12 Division at Hambantota readily offered their assistance and converted 3 Wards at the Regional Hospital Ambalanthota to be used as Intermediate Care Centers (ICCs) for treatment of COVID-19 patients in the event of any increase of patients in future. Troops carried out the project on Friday (7) at the request of medical authorities in Ambalantota and Hambantota.

On the instructions of Major General Prasanna Ranawaka, General Officer Commanding, 12 Division and through the close coordination of Brigadier Janaka Pallekumbura, Commander, 122 Brigade troops did the project and converted the wards to be Intermediate Care Centers for Covid-19 patients in keeping with instructions given by General Shavendra Silva, Head NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.

Source: www.army.lk