UPDATE 19 August: Increased 565 Cases, Total 9,047 Covid-19 Patients in Jakarta
The number of positive Covid-19 patients in DKI Jakarta has increased by 565 as of Wednesday (19/8/2020). Thus, the accumulative number of positive...
Editor: Lia Sisvita Dinatri
"Of the 565 positive cases, 183 cases are accumulated data from the 16th and 17th that have just been reported," said the Head of Disease Prevention and Control, DKI Jakarta Provincial Health Office, Dwi Oktavia.
Dwi explained, as many as 21,069 people were declared cured, 1,046 people died, and 9,047 people were still being treated or isolated.
Today, 9,047 specimens were tested for PCR with the results of 565 people testing positive and 3,286 negative for Covid-19.
Meanwhile, the DKI Provincial Government has conducted PCR tests on 44,514 people in the past week.
The PCR test in Jakarta was carried out in collaboration with 54 laboratories of the Regional Government, Central Government, BUMN, and the private sector.
"For the positivity rate, the last week in Jakarta was 8.6 percent, meanwhile, the percentage of positive cases in total was 5.9 percent," Dwi said. (*)
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