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.
“The category is mild, there is no moderate or severe category. As of today there are still 17 treated at the Dustira Hospital, the rest are in Secapa. Of the 17, one is negative and 16 is still positive, but all of them have no symptoms whatsoever. “The negative one remains there because it is indeed a problem of tuberculosis or the lungs,” Andika explained.
The remaining positive patients are still in the independent isolation room in Sevapa AD, Jalan Hegarmanah, Bandung City.
Andika visited and asked about their condition.
“The rest that I met just now in Secapa. I asked one by one, I took three random and there was no coordination at all. I asked ‘what is felt actually? What was felt absolutely nothing,” Andika said.
The latest data on positive patients from Covid-19 in Secapa AD numbered 1,280 people, consisting of 991 student officers, and 289 staff or members, and families of Secapa AD.