North Jakarta Prepares 27 Isolation Houses for COVID-19-Positive People

Rabu, 29 April 2020 15:20 Budhi Firmansyah Surapati Maria Inggita 442

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North Jakarta Government continues to prepare 27 locations that will be used as isolation houses for COVID-19-positive people who don't have congenital disease and have no symptoms.

Total capacity from 27 locations reaches 3,593 people

North Jakarta COVID-19 Handling Acceleration Task Force Head, Ali Maulana Hakim mentioned, his side has prepared 27 locations in 22 urban villages and 6 sub-districts in North Jakarta. It varies, because each urban village can consist of 1-2 isolation locations.

"It is done to follow up Jakarta Secretary Instruction concerning the preparedness of COVID-19 task forced in sub-districts, urban villages, RWs and RTs related to the isolation houses," he stated, Tuesday (4/28).

His side already surveyed several locations, such as in Nagrak Public Housing, Cilincing Sub-district and IPC Maritime Education and Training Mess, Koja Sub-district, on Friday (4/24).


From the visit, he assessed that Nagrak Public Housing and IPC Maritime Education and Training Mess are quite representative to be used as isolation houses. In order to equip the isolation facilities, North Jakarta Government will cooperate with other parties.

"Each location has different capacity between 100-932 beds with total capacity from 27 locations reaches 3,593 people. But hopefully the capacity used is not that much," he conveyed.