Jakarta’s COVID-19 recoveries reach 78,062

Jakarta – The capital Jakarta saw 1,106 more people recuperating from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Saturday, taking the total recoveries to 78,052 because the pandemic started to impact the capital city early March 2020.

The number of people recovering from the virus represented 83.6 percent of the overall positive cases at 93,356, according to information from the Jakarta Provincial Government.

The information show 13,262 of the 93,356 people evaluating positive for COVID-19 are getting treatment and performing self-isolation. On the other hand, 2,032 individuals passed away of the infection, accounting for 2.2 percent of the overall favorable cases.

With the addition of 974 new cases, the number of people testing favorable for the coronavirus in Jakarta reached 93,356 since Saturday (Oct 17).

The 974 new cases were originated from the results of swab tests conducted on 914 people on Friday (Oct 16) and the addition of 60 cases from Oct 14-15 reported only on Saturday.

Meanwhile, 10,921 specimens were examined utilizing polymerase domino effect on Saturday, comprising 8,518 specimens taken a look at to detect new cases, with 914 specimens evaluating positive and 7,604 specimens evaluating negative for the COVID-19

With the figure, Jakarta recorded healing rate in the previous week at 10 percent, down from 10.6 percent previously.

The figure is still above the portion limitation set by the World Health Organization (WHO) at below 5 percent for the previous week.

Cumulatively, Jakarta’s favorable rate considering that early March 2020 is 8.3 percent.

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