Jakarta registers 195 fresh COVID-19 cases on Thursday

Jakarta registers 195 fresh COVID-19 cases on Thursday

A map of COVID-19 spread in Jakarta. (ANTARA/corona.jakarta.go.id)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Jakarta provincial government recorded 195 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Thursday, thereby bringing the total count of confirmed cases so far to 10,472.

The capital city registered 112 other recoveries and three deaths on the previous day, Fify Mulyani, head of Jakarta's Public Health Office, stated at the City Hall here on Thursday.

The metropolitan city also registered a total of 5,434 recoveries from the disease, while death toll from the virus touched 631.

Meanwhile, 1,338 patients were still undergoing treatment at hospitals, a slight decline from 1,349 on the previous day, while 3,069 people were conducting isolation at home, up from 2,978 persons on Wednesday (June 24).

"The number of people under monitoring (ODP) totals 25,647, while the number of patients under surveillance (PDP) reaches 17,295, (an increase from 17,008 on Tuesday)," she noted.

According to the Jakarta Health Office, until June 24, 2020, the city had tested 270,854 samples using the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test kits in its regions: Central Jakarta, East Jakarta, West Jakarta, South Jakarta and North Jakarta municipalities, and Seribu Islands District.

On June 24, 2020, some 4,895 people underwent PCR tests, with the result coming positive for 195 individuals and negative results in 3,732 individuals.

"A total of 212,208 have undergone rapid tests. The result came positive for COVID-19 in four percent, with 7,832 people being declared reactive to the disease, and 205,376 being declared non-reactive," she remarked.

Since April 24, 2020, the Jakarta Large-Scale Social Collaboration Working Group (KSBB) has distributed 426 thousand food packages to people impacted by the application of large-scale social distancing (PSBB) measures.

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