BANDUNG, KOMPAS.com – Army Officer Candidate School ( How much AD) on Jalan Hegarmanah, Bandung City, became a new cluster of the Covid-19 case in West Java.
Army Chief of Staff, TNI General Andika Perkasa explained, the Covid case in Secapa AD was discovered by accident, when two Secapa Army officers were treated at Dustira Hospital, Cimahi.
“So exactly two weeks ago was the first report from the Commander of the Army Officer Candidate School to me on Saturday as well. Starting from an actual accident. So there were two soldiers or student officers who went to the Dustira Hospital. The Dustira Hospital was an Army hospital. the largest in West Java, is in this city, “Andika said during a press conference at Makodam III / Siliwangi, Bandung City, Saturday (11/07/2020).
“The one complaint because of ulcers, means fever due to infection and another spinal problem. But it turns out they are civilized and positive,” Andika added.
That day, Andika sent the equipment rapid test from Jakarta so that all Secapa AD students are examined.
At that time the rapid tests sent were 1,250 because there were 1,198 students.
However, due to consideration in Secapa there are also trainers who interact daily with students, so it was decided to send 1,400 devices rapid test.
After students and staff members trainers in Secapa AD followed rapid test, the results are there are about 187 people who are reactive.
“From there we want to make sure, we do a swab. I send VTM to Kakesdam. VTM is a tool for swabs. Well, I send and then do a swab, do a test in the PCR laboratory from where it was finally found,” he said.
At that time 30 positive people were immediately treated at the hospital. They are included in the lightweight category.