Jakarta's Latest Official COVID-19 Cases as of November 17

Reporter : Rezki Apriliya Iskandar | Editor : Nugroho Adibrata | November 17th, 2020 09:46 PM 21:46 WIB | Dibaca 212 kali
Jakarta's Latest Official COVID-19 Cases as of November 17 (Foto : Istimewa / Beritajakarta.id)

The Jakarta COVID-19 Quick Handling Task Force announces the latest information of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases as of November 17.

" The addition of cases today totals 1,038 cases"

Jakarta Health Agency's Disease Prevention and Control Division Head, Dwi Oktavia Tatri Lestari stated, based on the latest data, the swab tests had been carried out on 9,670 specimens. 7,786 of them were to diagnose new cases with 928 positive and 6,858 negative results..

"The addition of cases today totals 1,038 cases, as 110 cases are the accumulation of data from the previous days, which are newly reported. The number of people tested last week has reached 58,402, while 135,745 people have undergone the swab tests," she expressed, as quoted by Jakarta PPID's press release, Tuesday (11/17).

As for the number of active cases in Jakarta to date was 7,116 people who were undergoing self-isolation at home (including data of athlete's homestead) or increased to 159 cases. As for the total number of confirmed cases in Jakarta today was 120,671 cases.

Of these cases, 109,181 people were cured with a cure rate reaching 92.1% and 2,459 people died with a death rate of 2%, while Indonesia's death rate was 3.2%. The positivity rate in the last week in Jakarta was 10.4%, while Indonesia was 8.4%. WHO also set a standard percentage of positive cases of no more than 5%.

Together with Satpol PP, the operation for residents who do not wear masks will also be intensified, including other PSBB violations. Hopefully, they can be more disciplined in implementing health protocols and participating in stopping the chain of COVID-19.

Here are the things that need to be done in daily activities amid the pandemic:

1. Stay home if not urgent

2. Always run 3M rules: (Mencuci tangan (washing hands), Memakai masker (wearing masks) and Menjaga jarak (maintaining physical distancing)

3. All activities permitted to operate must be within a maximum capacity of 50% and strictly adhere to health protocols

4. Remind others to always implement health protocols

As for the information, the community also has the opportunity to donate with others in the large-scale social collaboration (KSBB) program. They can provide aid in the form of staple foods, fast food and cash. For further information, please visit corona.jakarta.go.id/kolaborasi.

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