Jakarta's Latest Official COVID-19 Figures as of January 19

Reporter : Rezki Apriliya Iskandar | Editor : Nugroho Adibrata | January 19th, 2021 08:42 PM 20:42 WIB | Dibaca 193 kali
Jakarta's Latest Official COVID-19 Figures as of January 19 (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 January 19.

" The number of people tested last week has reached 228,073"

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 16,879 specimens. 13,916 of them were to diagnose new cases with 2,563 positive and 11,353 negative results.

"The number of people tested last week has reached 228,073, while 116.,997 people have undergone the swab tests," she expressed, as quoted by Jakarta PPID's press release, Tuesday (1/19).

As for the number of active cases in Jakarta to date was 19,215 people who were undergoing self-isolation at home (including data of athlete's homestead) or decreased to 1,985 cases. As for the total number of confirmed cases in Jakarta today was 232,289 cases. Of these cases, 209,238 people were cured with a cure rate reaching 90.1% and 3,836 people died with a death rate of 1.7%, while Indonesia's death rate was 2.9%. The positivity rate in the last week in Jakarta was 16.4%, while Indonesia was 9.6%. WHO also set a standard percentage of positive cases of no more than 5%.

The city government had provided isolation and ICU beds in handling COVID-19. Based on the latest data on January 17, there was an increase in the capacity of isolation beds and ICU beds in 101 referral hospitals. As for isolation beds of 7,827, the percentage of occupancy was 87% with a total of 6,816 isolated patients, while for ICU beds of 1,063, the percentage was 8% with a total of 871 ICU patients.

Amid PSBB, residents wanting to enter the Jakarta area were urged to carry out independent COVID-19 check-up through the JakCLM via JAKI app. In this app, they could find out the risk of COVID-19 and got various health recommendations according to the risks they have. This contribution would help the government to prevent the diseases in Jakarta.

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 is the recap data of violations and prosecution compiled by Satpol PP in tightening the PSBB as of January 18, at 8 PM, as follows:

A. Masks

- Social Work = 2,315

- Fine = 30

Total = 2,345

B. Restaurant

- Fine = 1

- Temporary suspension of activities = 11

- Written warning = 73

- License Revocation = 0

- Zero violation = 301

- Total = 386

C. Workplaces, Business Places, Industrial Places

- Fine = 0

- Temporary suspension of activities for 3x24 hours = 3

- Written warning = 23

- License Revocation = 0

- Zero violation = 209

Total = 235

D. Value of Fines

- Individual = Rp 4,900.000

- Place of business to eat and drink/restaurant = Rp 2,500,000

- Workplace/Industrial = Rp 0

Amount = Rp 7,400,000

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.