City Keeps Alerting Supporting Facilities in Stopping Spread of COVID-19

Reporter : Rezki Apriliya Iskandar | Editor : Nugroho Adibrata | March 9th, 2020 06:16 PM 18:16 WIB | Dibaca 566 kali
City Keeps Alerting Supporting Facilities in Stopping Spread of COVID-19 (Foto : Istimewa / Beritajakarta.id)

Take precautions, but don’t panic. That’s the message from state and national leaders as more cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in Indonesia.

" The virus can be cured. Stay calm but also be aware of this condition"

Seeing the statement above, Jakarta COVID-19 Response Team Post Coordinator Ani Ruspitawati disclosed the government is very serious, ready and able to handle this virus. To support it, her party continues to coordinate with the Health Ministry and provide AGD ambulances and two RSUDs.

"The virus can be cured. Stay calm but also be aware of this condition," she expressed, on the sidelines of a press conference at Great Hall, Jakarta City Hall, Monday (3/9), as quoted by Jakarta PPID's press release.

She furthered AGD ambulances are alerted to evacuate the suspected patients.

"Yesterday, we evacuated a patient. In total we already serve 11 people dated on March 8," she explained.

For massive coronavirus anticipation, the city coordinates with several hospitals, starting from Sulianti Saroso RSPI, Gatot Subroto RSPAD, Persahabatan RSUP, Fatmawati RSUP, Bhayangkara RSU, Mintoharjo RSAL, Cengkareng RSUD and Pasar Minggu RSUD, as referral hospitals. The total number of insulation room beds prepared is 125 beds.

She explained, there are 362 people who are under monitoring, with details 64 are still being monitored and 298 have passed monitoring stage.

As for the 127 patients are under monitoring in the hospital, with details 70 are still being supervised and 57 are still treated.

"We also thank the Eijkman Institute for supporting us and providing logistical support to the agency in the form of VTM device (Viral Transport Media) and swab device for checking saliva," she told.

Her side also continues to socialize coronavirus in the community, such as schools and shopping centers.

"We also do it in Car Free Day event on how to wash hands using soap well. Today, similar action is also held in 100 schools simultaneously. It is also intensified via electronic media, such as commuter line train, social media, including radio," she told.

She added, until March 8, as many as 3,580 citizens have used call center 112 and the COVID-19 Team Post. So for those of you who want need further information may call 112/119 or COVID-19 Team pat at 081388376955.

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