Jakarta Bina Marga Agency assisted Park and Urban Forest Agency to prepare the land at Pondok Ranggon Public Cemetery (TPU), East Jakarta, as the funeral location for COVID-19 positive corpses.
" Now, the land can be used for the burial"
Jakarta Bina Marga Agency Head, Hari Nugroho stated, land clearing was done to solve the funeral problems of COVID-19 victims.
"We have prepared and cleared the land since March 27, 2020 and finished it today. Now, the land can be used for the burial," he explained, Friday (4/3).
According to him, this area wide i s 7,000 square meters.
"We collaborate with Park and Urban Forest Agency as our concern and support to overcome COVID-19," he added.
For information, Jakarta Government has prepared Pondok Ranggon TPU and Tegal Alur TPU as the cemetery for dead victims of COVID-19.