Land Clearing Carried Out at Pondok Ranggon TPU for COVID-19 Victims Burial Ground

Reporter : Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing | Editor : Maria Inggita | April 3rd, 2020 05:50 PM 17:50 WIB | Dibaca 159 kali
Land Clearing Carried Out at Pondok Ranggon TPU for COVID-19 Victims Burial Ground (Foto : Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing / Beritajakarta.id)

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 is 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.

TOP