Navy retrieves Sri Lankan onboard Italian cruise

Monday, 6 April 2020

A Sri Lankan national who was onboard the MSC Magnifica Cruise Ship heading towards Italy was retrieved from the vessel by the Sri Lanka Navy today.

The cruise ship, which began its journey on January 5, is heading towards Italy with 2700 passengers onboard.

The Navy Media Spokesman said the Sri Lankan national will be disinfected, and transferred to the quarantine centre at the Boossa Naval Base in the Southern Province to undergo a 21- day quarantine period