Jokowi and his ministers undergo COVID-19 tests on Sunday

Jokowi and his ministers undergo COVID-19 tests on Sunday

President Joko WIdodo (Jokowi).

his morning, the tests were conducted for the ministers. For the results, ask the Health Minister
Jakarta (ANTARA) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and his ministers on Sunday underwent medical checks for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Sunday, following a finding that one of his ministers, Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi, tested positive for the virus.

"All (of the ministers have been checked), (My turn is) this afternoon," Jokowi said at the Bogor presidential palace, West Java, on Sunday.

To date, 96 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Indonesia with five people dead, and eight recovered. They spread in Jakarta, Tangerang, Bandung, Solo, Yogyakarta, Bali, Manado, and Pontianak.

"This morning, the tests were conducted for the ministers. For the results, ask the Health Minister," the President added.

Home Affairs Minister Tito karnavian took the test at Gatot Subroto Army Hospital in Jakarta on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. local time.

Minister Budi Karya Sumadi, the 76th case of the COVID-19  in the country, is currently being treated in an isolation room at RSPAD Gatot Subroto, and his condition is improving.

Several days before testing positive for COVID-19, the minister had attended a ministerial cabinet meeting led by Jokowi.
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