Latest Information on COVID-19 Cases and Vaccination in Jakarta as of April 22, 2021

Reporter : Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing | Editor : Maria Inggita | April 22nd, 2021 11:31 PM 23:31 WIB | Dibaca 80 kali
Latest Information on COVID-19 Cases and Vaccination in Jakarta as of April 22, 2021 (Foto : / Beritajakarta.id)

Jakarta Government urges all people to be more disciplined in implementing 3M health protocols because COVID-19 positive cases are still increasing. Although the government continues to intensify 3T action, it needs cooperation from the community to break the chain of COVID-19 transmission.

" Number of people tested for PCR in the past week reached 67,882"

Jakarta Health Agency's Disease Prevention and Control Division Head, Dwi Oktavia stated, based on the latest data from Jakarta Health Agency, PCR test has been carried out to 12,376 specimens. From that amount, 10,519 specimens have been tested today to diagnose new cases with total of 1,266 positive results and 9,253 negative results. Besides, Antigen test was also conducted to 4,368 people with 88 positive results and 4,280 negative results.

"For information, 343,437 PCR tests have been carried out per 1 million population. While the number of people tested for PCR in the past week reached 67,882. Number of positive cases increased by 605 cases thus in total it reached 7,045 active cases as of today (including people who are still being treated/isolated)," she explained as quoted in Jakarta PPID Press Release.

Meanwhile for total confirmed cases in Jakarta as of today reached 402,376 cases. It should be noted that positive antigen test results in Jakarta were not included in total positive cases because all were reconfirmed by PCR.

From total positive cases, 388,735 people recovered with recovery rate of 96.6% and 6,596 people died with mortality rate of 1.6%. While mortality rate in Indonesia reached 2.7%

For positivity rate or positive cases percentage in the past week in Jakarta reached 9.2%, while the percentage of positive cases in total reached 11%. WHO also set standard positive cases percentage no more than 5%.

Vaccination process is still ongoing. Vaccination target for stage 1 and 2 (for health workers, elderly and public servants) is 3,000,689 people. Currently, first dose vaccination has been given to 1,708,066 people (56.9%) and second dose vaccination to 943,905 people (31.5%).

In detail, for health workers, first dose vaccination has been given to 125,808 people (112%) and second dose to 109,615 people (97.6%) with total vaccination target 112,301 people.

For elderly group, first dose vaccination has been given to 556,786 people (61.1%) and second dose to 341,170 people (37.4%) with total vaccination target 911,631 people. In public service group, first dose vaccination has been given to 1,025,472 people (51.9%) and second dose to 493,120 people (24.9%) with total vaccination target 1,976,757 people.

Jakarta Satpol PP also gives sanction for anyone who don't wear mask and violate health protocols, and intensifies guest book data collection. It is hoped that people can be more disciplined in implementing health protocols and participating in breaking the chain of COVID-19 transmission.

Jakarta Government advised people who want to enter Jakarta to carry out self-examination for COVID-19 through JakCLM feature at JAKI application. By using JakCLM, people can get information about COVID-19 risks and various recommendations according to the risks they have. People's contribution in filling JakCLM can help Jakarta Government in preventing COVID-19 spread in Jakarta.

Jakarta Provincial Government is still opening opportunity for residents who want to provide assistance to the others who affected by COVID-19 through Large-scale Social Collaboration (KSBB) Program. Residents can provide assistance in form of staple food, ready meals, or funds. Detailed information regarding KSBB can be accessed via site corona.jakarta.go.id/kolaborasi.

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