Banten governor confirms four positive cases of coronavirus

Banten governor confirms four positive cases of coronavirus

Banten Governor Wahidin Halim (ANTARA/Mulyana)

They have just returned from travelling to Malaysia and Bali
Serang, Banten (ANTARA) - Banten Governor Wahidin Halim has confirmed four positve cases of coronavirus or COVID-19 based on a report from the provincial health office.

"They have just returned from travelling to Malaysia and Bali," he said here on Thursday.

He said the four residents who have contracted coronavirus infection are undergoing treatment at Sulianti Saroso and Persahabatan hospitals in Jakarta which serve as  referral hospitals for people with positive coronavirus infection.

The governor asked local residents to avoid public gatherings and try as far as they can to not travel to countries hit by coronavirus outbreak.

"I hope the public not to panic. They should remain vigilant, always keep their health, wash their hands with soap, consume nutritious food, take enough rest and always do exercise," he said in a press statement.

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