JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - The number of patients exposed to the Covid-19 oronavirus continues to grow every day. In the Jakarta Province, the Covid-19 is spreading rapidly. Several regions in the capital city of Indonesia have been declared as red zones or epicenters with the highest transmission rates in Indonesia.
From 44 Districts in Jakarta, 42 Districts have positive cases of Covid-19, as shown by data from the Jakarta coronavirus handling official website corona.jakarta.go.id.
Two subdistricts with no reported positive cases are the North Seribu Islands subdistrict and South Seribu Islands subdistrict.
As for the data as of Wednesday (04/08/2020), the four Districts with the highest number of positive coronavirus cases are Kebon Jeruk with 43 cases, Duren Sawit with 41 cases, Kalideres with 41 cases, and Tebet with 37 cases.
Meanwhile, from 267 subdistricts in Jakarta, 210 subdistricts (79 percent) have reported positive cases. Five subdistricts with the highest number of cases are Pegadungan as many as 23 cases, Pondok Kelapa with 17 cases, Senayan with 17 cases, Kelapa Gading Timur with 16 cases, and Kebon Jeruk with 16 cases.
Based on these data, the Jakarta Provincial Government's Covid-19 Response Team continues to appeal for the public to continue conducting physical distancing by working, studying and worshiping from home.
Residents are also asked to avoid crowds, and maintain cleanliness through washing hands and wearing masks if they have to leave their homes.
"The efforts and steps to decide on the spread of Covid-19 need to be carried out jointly by all components of the public," said Chairman II of the Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling Covid-19 DKI Jakarta Province, Catur Laswanto, on Wednesday (04/08/2020).
The Jakarta Provincial Government also thanks the various parties who have helped and collaborated in handling the Covid-19 pandemic, where as of April 7, 2020, there were 73 collaborators who have helped.
"The aid that are still needed to date include Personal Protective Equipment, Masks, Gloves, Disinfectants, and Natura," Catur said
Aid can be delivered to the Jakarta Development Collaboration Network (JDCN) through the Secretariat of the Task Force for the Acceleration and Handling of Covid-19 DKI Jakarta Province, City Hall, Block G Floor 2 or via the jdcn.jakarta.go.id channel and the Chat Center at 081196000196 and 081196000197.