Covid – The Karimun Regency Government, Riau Islands Province,
designated Kundur Island Subdistrict as the Covid-19 red zone at the same time local transmission cases found in the area.
“I convey to the public that Kundur Island is in the red zone for the spread of Covid-19,” said Regent of Karimun,
Aunur Rafiq in Karimun, Wednesday (12/8).
Even so, Rafiq admits that he has not taken a policy to close access to entrances and exits on the island even though it has a red zone status,
on the grounds that it still considers the economic condition of the community.
His party will first look at the search results and the development of the distribution of Corona virus 19 (Covid-19) from the existing clusters.
“Even if we close it, there must be a guarantee that the people’s economy will continue to live,” he said.
Separately, the Head of the Karimun Health Service, Rachmadi,
stated that six more positive patients with Corona virus 19 (Covid-19 in the area based on the results of the official swab or PCR (Polymerase chain reaction)
from the Class I Batam Environmental Health and Disease Control Engineering Center (BTKLPP).
“Of the 30 swab samples we sent on August 3, 2020, six swab samples tested positive for Covid-19,” he said.
Of the six positive patients, he continued,
four of them were from the Kundur Police Chief, Kompol Endi Endarto (the late).
and two other patients from the cluster of the Governor of Riau Islands Province, Isdianto.
“We have isolated the six patients at the Muhammad Sani Hospital. We have searched and found 19 people who had contact with them, “he said.
Rachmadi added, the total confirmed positive Covid-19 in Karimun as of Wednesday (12/8), as many as 13 cases. With details, seven underwent treatment, and six were declared cured. Quoted Between.