COVID-19: Jakarta monitors hundreds of citizens, discharges 100 after negative tests

first_img“A total of 100 patients in hospitals have been declared negative for COVID-19 and have been discharged from hospital.”Read also: COVID-19: Jakarta to suspend Car Free Day for two weeks as part of containment measuresThe agency recorded that as of Tuesday afternoon 3,976 people had contacted the coronavirus call center provided by the provincial administration.Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan previously recommended citizens stay alert. People feeling any symptoms of COVID-19 or who have encountered someone showing symptoms have been urged to contact the call center at 112 or 119.The governor had issued a decree urging officials, including mayors, agency heads and heads of districts and subdistricts, to raise public awareness about the risks of the disease and its prevention.The Health Ministry’s disease control and prevention director general, Achmad Yurianto, said a 53-year-old foreign citizen who had tested positive for COVID-19, identified as Case 25, died early Wednesday morning after nearly three days of treatment.On Wednesday evening, health authorities announced there were then a total of 34 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country. (dfr/trn)Topics : The Jakarta Health Agency is monitoring the health conditions of hundreds of individuals across the city, while 100 patients have been discharged from hospital after testing negative for COVID-19.The agency’s teams are currently monitoring 70 individuals, after they completed the process on 331 others, said Jakarta Health Agency head Widyastuti.“As many as 97 patients are still being observed in hospitals. In the meantime, another 100 patients have been discharged from hospitals after testing negative for COVID-19,” she said during a press briefing at City Hall in Jakarta on Wednesday.last_img

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