Latest Information on COVID-19 Cases and Vaccination in Jakarta as of May 4, 2021

Selasa, 04 Mei 2021 22:10 Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing Maria Inggita 181

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Jakarta Government continues to control COVID-19 pandemic. Not only implementing 3T, COVID-19 vaccination is also being promoted to priority groups. However, community participation is still needed to remain disciplined in implementing health protocols.

Number of people tested for PCR in the past week reached 61,939

Given that COVID-19 vaccination can only reduce the impact of exposure, there is still a possibility of COVID-19 transmission if people don't follow health protocols. It can be seen from positive cases that are still fluctuating and now tend to increase. It needs cooperation from all sides to break the transmission chain.

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 12,546 specimens. From that amount, 8,154 specimens have been tested today to diagnose new cases with total of 416 positive results and 7,738 negative results. Besides, Antigen test was also conducted to 4,675 people with 75 positive results and 4,600 negative results.

"For information, 353,104 PCR tests have been carried out per 1 million population. While the number of people tested for PCR in the past week reached 61,939. Number of positive cases reduced by 209 cases thus in total it reached 6,811 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 411,573 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, 397,955 people recovered with recovery rate of 96.7% and 6,807 people died with mortality rate of 1.7%. While mortality rate in Indonesia reached 2.7%

For positivity rate or positive cases percentage in the past week in Jakarta reached 8.7%, while the percentage of positive cases in total reached 10.9%. 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 1,968,563 people (65.6%) and second dose vaccination to 1,287,033 people (42.9%).

In detail, for health workers, first dose vaccination has been given to 128,009 people (114.0%) and second dose to 111,795 people (99.5%) with total vaccination target 112,301 people.

For elderly group, first dose vaccination has been given to 577,667 people (63.4%) and second dose to 462,354 people (50.7%) with total vaccination target 911,631 people. In public service group, first dose vaccination has been given to 1,262,887  people (63.9%) and second dose to 712,884 people (36.1%) 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, as well as other forms of PSBB violations, such as in restaurants, business places, and industrial places. The imposed sanctions are in form of social work, fines, temporary suspension of activity, and revocation of business license.

Based on daily report submitted by Jakarta Satpol PP on May 3, 2021, at 18:00, Satpol PP had collected fine Rp 5,300,000. With hope all residents can be more disciplined and participated 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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