Jakarta's Latest Official COVID-19 Figures as of October 17

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

The number of people tested last week has reached 132,371

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 22,582 specimens. 21,227 of them were to diagnose new cases with 131 positive and 21,096 negative results. In addition, an antigen test was also held today, where 23,132 were tested, with 12 positive results and 23,120 negative results.

She furthered the WHO test target is 1,000 people tested by PCR per million populations per week (not specimens), meaning that the WHO target for Jakarta is a minimum of 10,645 people tested per week. "This target has been surpassed by Jakarta for some time. The number of people tested last week has reached 132,371, while 619,825 people have undergone the swab tests," she explained, as quoted by Jakarta PPID's press release, Sunday (10/17).

As for the number of active cases in Jakarta, date is 1,346 people who are undergoing self-isolation at home (including data of Wisma Atlet) or increased to 4 cases. While the total number of confirmation cases in Jakarta to date was 860,145 cases.

Of these cases, 845,248 people were cured with a cure rate of 98.3% and 13,551 people died with a world with a death rate of 1.6%, while Indonesia's death rate was 3.4%. The positivity rate in the last week in Jakarta was 0.7%, while Indonesia was 13%. WHO also set a standard percentage of positive cases of no more than 5%.

Meanwhile, the vaccination process is still ongoing. The total vaccination dose 1 was currently 10,752,953 people (120.3%), with a proportion of 66% being residents of Jakarta and 34% were non-residents of Jakarta. Then the number of people being vaccinated in a 1-day dose as many as 7,161 people. As for the total vaccination dose 2 now reached 8,129,488 people (90.9%), with a proportion of 67% being residents of Jakarta and 33% were non-residents of Jakarta. The number of people being vaccinated in a 2-day dose as many as 14,093 people.

Based on the daily reports on October 16 at 6 PM, there had been a total fine of Rp 700,000 from the raid results during PPKM Level 3 period against residents without masks, restaurants, food stalls, and cafes, as well as in offices, workplaces, and places of business. In addition, there were six restaurants, and one other place of business that was temporarily suspended.

To get vaccine, residents can go to the vaccination site. However, to speed up vaccination, they must register online via JAKI app or corona.jakarta.go.id/vaksinasi. By registering online, they may choose the schedule and place of vaccination themselves, as well as being able to pre-screening online test.

To find vaccination centers, you can access the Google Maps application, by writing "vaksin COVID-19".

The categories of residents 18+ who can be vaccinated in Jakarta are:

• Residents with Jakarta ID cards

• Residents with ID cards from outside Jakarta, but domiciled in Jakarta (bring domicile information obtained from the RT officer, not necessarily from the RT head)

• Workers in Jakarta who have ID cards from outside Jakarta (bring information from the workplace)

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.