Thousands of people arrive in RI positive for Covid bringing negative messages

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia –

Ministry of Health (Ministry of HealthA cumulative number of 31,187 people entered Indonesia, the International Relief Organization revealed, of whom 1,636 were declared exposed to the Corona virus despite bringing a free letter. COVID-19 From the authorities of the country of origin.

Or it could be said, of the total foreign arrivals, 3.5 percent are Indonesian nationals (WNI) and 0.8 percent are foreign nationals (WNA) who have also been declared COVID-19. The data were obtained from the results of reports submitted during the period from 1 to 6 September 2021.

There are still results Login And exit test positive, even though the newcomer had a negative test result as a condition of travel,” the Ministry of Health wrote in the data report received. CNNIndonesia.comTuesday (14/9).

As for the 1,636 positive cases, the details are 702 immigrants from Saudi Arabia. Then Malaysia 582 people, the United Arab Emirates 143 people, South Korea 54 people, Japan 36 people, Turkey 35 people, Taiwan 25 people, Singapore 23 people, the United States 20 people, and Qatar 16 people.

According to Circular Letter No. 18 of 2021. Upon arrival in Indonesia, foreigners and Indonesian citizens who arrive abroad are tested again by RT PCR and required to undergo self-isolation for eight days.

Then, on the seventh day of quarantine, they will be re-examined again. If they are negative for COVID-19, they will be free from quarantine after 8 days, but if they are positive for Covid-19, they will be followed up with treatment in hospital or central isolation.

Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadiqin had earlier said that the best way to narrow the entrance was by air transport.

Based on the data, of the 431,603 who entered Indonesian territory through five airports, 99 percent did so Entry testand 82 percent exit test. Meanwhile, for the sea route with 29,342 people, only 65 percent do so Entry test and 28 percent exit test.

In addition, Bode also highlighted three countries that are still recording positive cases when their citizens arrive in Indonesia. Then he inquired about the capacity of testing laboratories in each country.

“For this reason, we will immediately conduct bilateral cooperation with the Ministry of Health in the three countries to ensure that we limit the laboratories we can accept, which have been properly approved by local authorities to ensure that the PCR test is good,” he said. Budi at the meeting.Working with the Ninth Committee of the Democratic Republic of the Congo broadcast on DPR RI’s YouTube channel, Monday (13/9).

Moreover, Bode also confirmed that the Ministry of Health is currently supervising three new variants, namely the C.37 Lambda variant, the B.1621 Mu variant, and the C.1.2 variant so that it does not spread further and has a bad effect. in dealing with Covid-19 in Indonesia.

The former deputy minister for state-owned enterprises said the Lambda variant has spread to 42 countries and is considered to have the ability to neutralize natural and vaccine-induced infection serum as well as certain types of monoclonal antibodies.

While the Mu variant has been identified in 49 countries with the possibility of “avoiding” the action of the human immune system. Currently, the World Health Organization (WHO) has also assigned these two variables to the variable of interest (VoI) category. While the C.1.2 variant, first discovered in South Africa, is believed to be able to increase transmission of cases.

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