DENPASAR, Bali (BPN) – Deputy Chairman of Bali COVID-19 Task Force Dewa Made Indra announced 17 new confirmed cases as of Monday, June 1, bringing the total number to 482.
“There are 17 additional new cases. All are Indonesia citizens, consist of eight returning migrant workers (PMI), and nine local transmissions,” Dewa Indra said in Denpasar, Monday.
Dewa Indra also announced five new recoveries, bringing the total number to 334.
“The total number of patients under treatment amounting 143. Most of the cases are dominated by imported cases. While local transmissions have reached 213 cases,” he explained.
Bali also recorded one additional death from Gianyar Regency, bringing the total death toll from COVID-19 to five.
The Gianyar Task Force has immediately conducting contact tracing and will directly carry out a swab test to the patient’s relatives.
Accumulatively, the number of the confirmed case in Gianyar has reached 36, with 28 patients have recovered, and one death.
While in Denpasar, tens of merchants at Jl. Gunung Kawi followed rapid tests on Monday after a fellow merchant confirmed positive from COVID-19.
Spokesperson of Denpasar COVID-19 Task Force Dewa Gede Rai explained the rapid test was followed by 76 people who had been in direct contact with the confirmed patient, and all resulted in negative.
According to the village administration’s headman Ida Bagus Agung Upawana, the rapid test will be conducted to another several people until June 3. Thus, the traditional market activities at Jl. Gunung Kawi is temporarily closed until further notice.
On Monday, Dewa Gede Rai announced six new confirmed cases in Denpasar, consisted of four local transmissions and two imported cases.
Accumulatively, the number of COVID-19 confirmed cases on Denpasar has reached 92, with 62 recoveries and two deaths.