As many as 113 people take swab and rapid tests which held at Pinang Ranti Urban Village Office, Makasar, East Jakarta. This tests were initiated by local urban village and health center (Puskesmas) for early detection of COVID-19 in the region.
" 50 of them take swab test while 63 people take rapid test"
Participants who were RT/RW administrators and Jumantik cadres had their body temperature measured before taking the test.
Pinang Ranti Urban Village Head, Haris Indrianto mentioned, even though the region was categorized as green zone, he wanted to anticipate COVID-19 transmission by holding tests for early detection.
"Total 113 participants take the test. 50 of them take swab test while 63 people take rapid test," he said, Friday (7/17).
According to him, it took about 1 week to find out the swab test result.
"We encourage residents to increase their awareness by adopting healthy behaviors and always complying COVID-19 prevention protocols," he conveyed.