Silva said it is better to be prepared with a stock of essentials that are required for several days but reiterated it all depended on the number of COVID-19 patients and associates identified in the coming days.
“We do not need to intimidate people or hide the situation. But It is important that we be prepared for any situation ,” the Commander said. Meanwhile, the General said that the Army was ready to set up more treatment centres for Covid patients if the number of patients increased.
“The President has instructed to take necessary steps to facilitate the treatment of all infected persons. Accordingly, we have informed the health sector that the Army was ready to provide at least 10,000 more beds to hospitals if required. “No matter what comes our way we face, no matter what waves we face, we are not a losing nation. We will rise as a nation,” he said