A chain message circulates through WhatsApp. The message contained information stating that there were 30 BRI Malang employees exposed to COVID-19.
In fact, the message stated, there were two BRI Kanwil Malang employees who died because of COVID-19. So that all BRI services in Malang are closed today.
When confirmed, the Task Force for the Handling of COVID-19 Malang City admitted that they were still waiting for an official statement from BRI regarding the news. As stated by the Spokesperson of the Task Force for the Handling of COVID-19 Malang, Dr. Husnul Muarif, told reporters.
“So there is no official information from BRI about that. We are still waiting for the chronology,” Husnul said when asked about the issue of dozens of BRI Malang employees who were exposed to the COVID-19 virus on Wednesday (07/08/2020).
He only revealed, there was one BRI Malang employee who died with the status of a patient under surveillance (PDP). “The one who was confirmed to have died was one person with PDP status. Our report was obtained from the hospital that handled it and the results of the swab have not yet come out.
According to him, the status of PDP was issued by the hospital that handled the patient in accordance with the results of the initial observation observation. The existence of PDP handling, then reported by the hospital to the Health Service.