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8 New Covid-19 Cases in Karimun, 6 of Them Come from Kundur Cluster

Eight Karimun residents were confirmed Covid-19 based on data from Riau Islands Covid-19 task force team, last Saturday (15/8). Here are the details.

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Illustration of Corona virus, Covid-19. The number of new Covid-19 cases in Karimun increased by 8 people, based on data on Saturday (15/8/2020) from Riau Islands Covid-19 task force team. 

Editor: Putri Larasati Anggiawan

TRIBUNBATAM.id, KARIMUN - Eight Karimun residents were confirmed Covid-19 based on data from Riau Islands Covid-19 task force team, last Saturday (15/8/2020).

This number is more than the initial information received by Head of Karimun Health Service, Rachmadi, Friday (14/8/2020).

At that time, from the unofficial information, Kadinkes said there were five Karimun residents exposed to Covid-19.

Four of them were from Kundur.

The residents have been brought to Muhammad Sani Hospital for treatment since Friday.

It was only recently discovered that it turned out that not only five, but eight residents were exposed to Covid-19, based on the announcement of Class I Batam Environmental Health and Disease Control Engineering Center (BTKLPP).

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"We hereby inform you that the official results from BTKLPP Class I Batam have come out and it turns out that the initial information was positive. After the official results came out, the results were 8 positive," said Head of Karimun Regency Health Office, Rachmadi.

Of the 8 cases, 5 were residents of Kundur Island and 3 others from outside Kundur who had undergone a swab examination on Karimun Besar Island.

Then 2 of the 8 new cases included the Tanjungpinang cluster and 6 others from the Kundur cluster.

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Penulis: Putri Larasati Anggiawan
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