As of September 24, 2020, a total of 17,352 patients have been admitted to the hospital, with 14,535 patients recovering from the infection, the hospital's spokesperson, Colonel Aris Mudian, said in a written statement here on Thursday.
He said 310 patients have been referred to other hospitals, while six patients have died of the infection, and 190 patients have received outpatient treatment.
As per the latest data, the number of confirmed COVID-19 patients currently being treated at Towers 6 and 7 of the Wisma Atlet Emergency Hospital stands at 2,111, of which 1,101 are men and 1,210 women.
The number of patients registered at Towers 4 and 5, which started operating in mid-September, has reached 2,288 as of September 24 this year, with 2,108 of them being treated at the towers.
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The COVID-19 emergency hospital was formerly an athlete village built to accommodate the participants of the 18th Asian Games, which were co-hosted by Jakarta and Palembang, South Sumatra, in 2018.
President Joko Widodo inaugurated the hospital, which can accommodate 12 thousand patients, on March 23, 2020.
The hospital initially used Towers 6 and 7 to lodge COVID-19 patients.
Starting September 15, 2020, the hospital has begun using Tower 5 for isolating asymptomatic patients. As of September 20, 2020, Tower 5 has accommodated 1,727 patients, and 525 of them have been discharged.
Meanwhile, the Special Hospital for COVID-19 Infection on Galang Island, Batam, Riau Islands province, is currently treating 328 patients who tested positive for COVID-19.
As of September 24, 2020, the hospital, which started operating from April 6, 2020, has treated 3,081 patients. The figure includes 720 patients who have made a complete recovery and 2,021 suspected COVID-19 patients.
Of the total, 12 patients have been referred to other hospitals, while no patient has succumbed to the disease so far at the hospital.
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