JAKARTA – The government recorded the addition of new cases of Covid-19 positive patients in Indonesia, as many as 185 people, so that the total number of confirmed patients of Covid-19 became 6,760 cases.
Government spokesperson for handling Covid-19 Achmad Yurianto said the data was obtained until this afternoon, Monday (4/20/2020).
According to him, the latest data was collected from all hospitals that treat Covid-19 patients throughout Indonesia. The addition of positive cases of Covid-19 was obtained from the examination of polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
“So, the total number of positive patients has now been confirmed to be 6,760 cases,” Yuri, Yurianto said, in a press conference on Monday (4/20/2020).
In addition, there were an additional 8 deaths. Thus, to date there have been 590 people who died from the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Indonesia.
On the other hand, there were 61 patients who were cured. That way, a total of 747 patients have recovered.
“The highest positive cases of Covid-19 patients recovering are in DKI Jakarta,” he said.
Yuri stated that the high number of positive new cases of Covid-19 showed that there were still people who were exposed to Covid-19 around the community.
Therefore, Yuri asked the public to obey the government’s call to wash their hands using soap and running water, wear masks, keep a social distance and avoid crowds.
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