Jakarta emergency hospital for COVID-19 records 2,472 recoveries


Jakarta The Wisma Atlet Emergency Hospital (RSD) in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta, recorded the recovery of 2,472 inpatients from March 23 to May 31, 2020.

“The hospital has registered a total of 4,092 inpatients, of which 2,472 were discharged,” Marine Colonel Aris Mudian, spokesman of the emergency hospital for the COVID-19 treatment, noted here on Sunday.

The total number of inpatients transferred to other hospitals has, so far, reached 125, while three patients had died of the disease.

The emergency hospital for COVID-19 treatment also recorded that the number of recoveries rose by 155, from 2,317 on May 30, while the number of inpatients increased by 32, from 4,060 on Saturday, to 4,092 on Sunday.

On Sunday, the Wisma Atlet Hospital treated 645 inpatients, comprising 403 men and 242 women.

The 645 inpatients included 616 testing positive for COVID-19 infection, 26 inpatients under surveillance (PDP) and three patients under monitoring (ODP).

“The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases increases by 10, from 606 to 616, PDP up by two, from 24 to 26, and ODP surges by three,” he said.

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) announced the country’s first two COVID-19 cases on March 2, 2020.

The nation has declared the novel coronavirus outbreak as a national emergency and imposed a large-scale social distancing to break the chain of the COVID-19 transmission.

The Wisma Atlet Emergency Hospital was formerly an athlete’s village that accommodated athletes from Asian countries when Jakarta hosted the 2018 Asian Games.

The central government has also converted a Galang Island refugee camp into an emergency hospital for the COVID-19 in Batam, Riau Islands Province.


Source: Antara News

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