Penjaringan Puskesmas Anticipates COVID-19 Transmission in Densely Populated Settlements

Reporter : Budhi Firmansyah Surapati | Editor : Maria Inggita | May 28th, 2020 05:49 PM 17:49 WIB | Dibaca 174 kali
Penjaringan Puskesmas Anticipates COVID-19 Transmission in Densely Populated Settlements (Foto : Budhi Firmansyah Surapati / Beritajakarta.id)

Anticipating COVID-19 transmission in densely populated settlements, Penjaringan Sub-district Puskesmas, North Jakarta targets to be more often in carrying out mass rapid test and socialization about healthy lifestyle and PSBB regulations implementation.

" There is new cluster of COVID-19 cases in densely populated settlements by the end of April"

Penjaringan Sub-district Puskesmas Head, Agus Arianto Haryoso mentioned, his main targets are Kampung Aquarium, Kampung Gusti, and Muara Baru.

Not only doing preventive measures, but his side also promoting healthy lifestyle and monitoring the pandemic spread.

"We provide rapid test and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) in accordance with the specified indications and procedures," he said, Wednesday (5/27).

His side also opens COVID-19 consultation for residents who need it. Furthermore, health teams from Puskesmas will also monitor regularly the condition of people under surveillance (ODP) and patients under observations (PDP) who are undergoing self-isolation via telephone.

"There is new cluster of COVID-19 cases in densely populated settlements by the end of April. Thus in the end of May, we hope the situation is under control and number of positive cases will decline," he closed.

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