JAKARTA – The government noted that there were 275 new cases of Corona or Covid-19 positive patients in Indonesia, totaling 275, bringing the total number of Covid-19 patients to 8,882 .
Government spokesperson for handling Covid-19 Achmad Yurianto said the data was obtained until this afternoon, Sunday (4/26/2020).
Earlier, on Saturday (4/26/2020) the government noted the addition of new cases of positive patients with the Corona or Covid-19 virus in Indonesia as many as 396 people, bringing the total number of patients confirmed to Covid-19 to 8,607 cases.
According to Yuri, the latest data was compiled from all hospitals treating Covid-19 patients throughout Indonesia. The addition of positive cases of Covid-19 was obtained from the results of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) examination and not from the results of the rapid test .
“So, the total number of positive patients has now been confirmed to be 8,882 cases,” Yuri explained, Sunday (4/26/2020).
In addition, there were an additional 23 deaths. Thus, as of Saturday there were 743 people who died from the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Indonesia.
On the other hand, there were 65 patients who were declared cured so that a total of 1,107 patients had recovered.
“The highest positive case of Covid-19 patients who recovered is in DKI Jakarta,” Yuri 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, use masks, keep a social distance and avoid crowds.
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