Jabar Siaga Satu COVID-19, Ridwan Kamil Invites the Society to Keep Conducivity and Healthy LifestyleKamis, 13 Februari 2020 - 08:08 | 27.39k
TIMESINDONESIA, BANDUNG – World Health Organization (WHO) officially announced the name COVID-19 (Corona Virus Disease) for 2019nCov disease was spread by the coronavirus novel or corona virus originating from Wuhan, China, on Wednesday (12/2/2020) .
Until now, the central government through the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia (RI) continues to anticipate COVID-19 cases in the country.
The Governor of West Java (Jabar) Ridwan Kamil stated, for now there is no West Java society has been exposed to the corona virus.
In the Corona Virus Vigilance Coordination Meeting in West Java with related parties at the Rumah Sakit Hasan Sadikin Bandung, Wednesday (12/2/20), Governor also invited the public to remain vigilant in preventing the spread of COVID-19 without making uproar SARA .
"Today the Corona virus is officially called COVID-19. So, we remain vigilant and maintain conducivity. Avoid things that are racist. (be alert) must be in a good and polite manner," Ridwan Kamil said.
While the Regional Government (Pemda) of West Java Province, Kang Emil continued to coordinate with various parties to ensure accurate data related to the virus that had claimed more than a thousand lives in China.
Including the related four patients suspect COVID-19 isolated in Hasan Sadikin Bandung Hospital (RSHS) and Dr. H. A. Rotinsulu Bandung Hospital, who was confirmed negative by the corona virus.
"Now, as of today there are no COVID-19 cases in West Java, because two (patients) were supervised at Hasan Sadikin Hospital and two more at Rotinsulu Hospital, all after checking by Litbangkes who had sophisticated equipment , make sure everything is negative," Ridwan said.
In addition, Kang Emil also ensured that RSHS had an integrated referral information system or system and procedures that were ready to handle various potential COVID-19.
"The sequence starts from being observed in the ER, from the ER there is an isolation unit that will handle if that (COVID-19) occurs," he said.
Related to the presence of residents or Foreign Workers (TKA) from China in West Java, Emil said his party continued to monitor their presence through the immigration and the Manpower and Transmigration Office in 27 districts / cities throughout West Java.
"The data as of today are (approximately) 3.000 and all of them have been monitored for their existence, there are foreign workers, business people, tourists, and others," he added.
Kang Emil also asked relevant agencies to continue to monitor by seeing symptoms similar to COVID-19 symptoms such as coughing, colds, and fever with body temperatures above 38 degrees Celsius.
"If you see that there are coughs, colds, fevers, etc. that are symptomatic, although not necessarily (positive COVID-19), it must be anticipated to report immediately, so that the first procedure we can do. Because the symptoms of COVID-19 are like flu and are discovered after 14 days, " Emil said.
He also invited the media to fight hoaxes related to COVID-19 and asked the public to actively report or find information related to COVID-19 and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
One of them by applying cough etiquette, namely: (1) Use a mask; (2) Cover mouth and nose with arms; (3) Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or handkerchief; (4) Discard used tissue; and (5) washing hands with running water and soap.
"We also socialize a healthy lifestyle. If you cough with a mask, the ethics must be done, if you have or have a history of traveling abroad and have the same symptoms, immediately report to the 119 (Call Center). God willing, it's Java's One Standby West, "said Kang Emil.
Besides RSHS and Dr. Lung Hospital H. A. Rotinsulu Bandung, there are five other hospitals in West Java that have been on standby and are a reference for emergency infection control, including COVID-19. Namely Gunung Jati Cirebon Hospital, Subang Hospital, RS Syamsudin Hospital SH Sukabumi, Indramayu Hospital and Dr. Slamet Garut.
In the coordination meeting, Kang Emil also said that the report of the Indonesian Ministry of Health ensured that nine Jabar residents who were undergoing quarantine or observation periods in Natuna were free of the Corona virus. "After 14 days (quarantine) they can return to their families in West Java," he said. (*)
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