Record! DKI Jakarta Records 14,619 Covid-19 Cases Today

Jakarta Deputy Governor, Ahmad Riza Patria, at the DKI Jakarta DPRD, Tuesday (15/6/2021) (Source: Hasya Nindita/Kompas.TV)

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.TV – Deputy Governor of DKI Jakarta Ahmad Riza Patria said the addition of the positive number of Covid-19 in DKI Jakarta today, Monday (12/7/2021) reached 14,619 new cases.

“Yes, if you look at the data, today’s positive has increased to 14,619 cases, this is a record,” said Riza at DKI Jakarta City Hall, Monday.

However, Riza noted that the high number was due to the PCR swab test in the Jakarta area which was also high, which was almost 20 times the standard set by the World Health Organization (WHO).

“But you need to know that this is because one of the reasons is because our PCR test is the highest, it is almost 20 times the standard requested by WHO,” said Riza.

Riza added that this is indeed the way that the DKI Provincial Government has taken, namely by increasing 3T; tracing, testing, and treatment.

“For the community, the faster we do tracing, then the faster we do treatment,” kata Riza.

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