The Jakarta COVID-19 Quick Handling Task Force announces the latest information of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases as of May 7.
" The number of people tested last week has reached 64,756"
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 15,360 specimens. 10,752 of them were to diagnose new cases with 783positive and 9,969 negative results. In addition, an antigen test was also held today, where 5,449 were tested, with 86 positive results and 5,363 negative results.
"The number of people tested last week has reached 64,756, while 356,196 people have undergone the swab tests. As for the number of active cases in Jakarta, date was 7,413 people who were undergoing self-isolation at home (including data of athlete's homestead) or increased to 164 cases," she expressed, as quoted by Jakarta's PPID press release, Friday (5/7).
As for the total number of confirmation cases in Jakarta to date was 414,106 cases. Of these cases, 399,821 people were cured with a cure rate reaching 96.6% and 6,872 people died with a world with a death rate of 1.7%, while Indonesia's death rate was 2.7%. The positivity rate in the last week in Jakarta was 8.5%, while Indonesia was 10.9%. WHO also set a standard percentage of positive cases of no more than 5%.
Meanwhile, the vaccination process was still ongoing. The number of vaccination targets for stages 1 and 2 (health workers, the elderly, and public servants) was 3,000,689 people. The total vaccination dose 1 was currently 2,064,779 people (68.8%) and the total vaccination dose 2 now reached 1,366,690 people (45.5%).
With the detailed, vaccination dose 1 for health workers reached 128,715 people (114.6) and vaccination dose 2 included 112,784 people (100.4%), with a vaccination target of 112,301 people. As for the elderly, vaccination dose 1 was done to 581,010 people (63.7%) and vaccination dose 2 included 475,633 people (52,2%), with a vaccination target of 911,631 people. In the public service, vaccination dose 1 was administered to 1,355,054 people (68.5%) and vaccination dose 2 included 778,273 people (39.4%), with a vaccination target of 1,976,757 people.
Based on the daily reports on May 6 at 6 PM, there had been a total fine of Rp 1,500,000. So, it was hoped that the public could be more disciplined in implementing health protocols and participating in curbing the COVID-19.
Amid PPKM Mikro, 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.
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.