Request for Rapid Test Increases, Husada Tama Batam Medical Check Up Center Was Crowded
Husada Tama Medical Check Up Center in Nagoya area, Batam, was packed with dozens of residents, Saturday (22/8/2020). They want to take rapid test.
Editor: Putri Larasati Anggiawan
According to Tribun's observation, dozens of residents have been queuing since morning. They were seen busy filling out the registration form at the clinic entrance.
Meanwhile, several clinic staff were seen busy handling residents who wanted to do a Rapid Test.
Health protocol is a priority for services at the clinic. The residents took turns doing the Rapid Test in an orderly and calm manner.
"Today I have a Rapid Test because tomorrow I have to fly to Jakarta, sir. Monday morning I have to go to campus," he said.
Not only Adit, there are dozens of other residents who want to do a Rapid Test this Saturday.
An officer who declined to be named said that in the past two weeks there had been an increase in requests for Rapid Test examinations at his clinic.
"Since yesterday, dozens of people have done Rapid Tests every day. Today too many," he said.
The number of residents who carry out this Rapid Test is to follow orders from their superiors and partly to fulfill the requirements when applying for jobs.
"For today alone, the demand for Rapid Test examinations has increased. That's why we have done extra medical work to serve," he continued.
For the Rapid Test itself, per person is charged IDR 150,000, this includes a health certificate and is valid for 14 days from the date the letter was issued from the clinic.
While the examination is not long, it only takes 15 minutes to 20 minutes.
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