DENPASAR, Bali (BPN) – Executive Chairman of Bali COVID-19 team Dewa Made Indra announced the number of positive cases of COVID-19 on the Island has reached 43 cases. This is after eight confirmed new cases by Monday, April 6, 2020.
“Confirmed cases have increased by eight people. Six are imported cases, which means the patients got infected abroad. And two cases of local transmission,” Dewa Indra said in his official statement, in Denpasar, on Monday.
Dewa Indra also confirmed 11 new patients under surveillance (PDP), namely two foreigners and nine Indonesians. So that in total, the number of PDP in Bali reaching 99 people.
With the new imported cases, the government to evaluate and strengthen the entrances to Bali. Although so far a rigorous examination has been carried out, as well as quarantining Indonesian migrant workers who have just arrived in Bali, to conducting the rapid test.
Dewa Indra added, there is one recovered patient confirmed, so in total, 19 patients have been recovered from COVID-19 disease in Bali.
While in Indonesia, the central government announced as many as 28 patients are recovered, 218 confirmed new cases and 11 deaths.
This latest update was delivered by Government Spokesperson Achmad Yurianto, on Monday.
“As of today (Monday), there have been 218 new cases, bringing a total of 2,491 positive cases in Indonesia,” Yuri said as quoted in the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) news release.
So far, Jakarta has been recorded as the region with the highest COVID-19 cases, reaching 1,232 people, by April 6.
Other regions with a high number of cases are West Java with 263 cases, East Java 189 cases, Banten 187 cases, Central Java 132 cases, and South Sulawesi 113 cases.