The Jakarta COVID-19 Quick Handling Task Force announces the latest information of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases as of May 24.
" 1,592 out of 6,561 patients infected with COVID-19 recovered"
According to Ani Ruspitawati, Division Head of Health Resources, as many as 1,592 out of 6,561 patients infected with COVID-19 recovered and 505 died.
As for the number of people without symptoms (OTG) is reaching 14,448 people. The number of individuals being monitored (ODP) is reaching 12,050 people and there are 8,553 patients under surveillance (PDP).
She added the city had also increased the inspection capacity of the RT-PCR method, which is by building a COVID-19 Satellite Laboratory, located in a part of the Pasar Minggu RSUD area since April 9 and developing a network with 36 COVID-19 inspection laboratories.
While the cumulative PCR test conducted in Jakarta up to May 23 were 129,415 samples. While the PCR test as of May 23, as many as 1,393 people underwent the test. As many as 1,204 tests were done to confirm the diagnosis in new cases where 118 were positive and 1,086 were negative.
Her party also intensifies COVID-19 rapid tests in six cities/regencies of Jakarta and the employee health service centers (PPKP). Around 115,042 people or 4 percent have undergone rapid test, with details 4,421 tested positive from COVID-19 and 110,621 tested negative from the virus.