JAKARTA, KOMPAS.TV – Army Chief of Staff (KSAD) TNI General Andika Perkasa revealed the early chronology of thousands of people at the Army Candidate School (Secapa AD) who were exposed to the corona virus (Covid-19) some time ago.
According to General Andika, the disclosure of thousands of people in Secapa AD confirmed Covid-19 began when two students examined for boils and spinal pains at Dustira Hospital, Cimahi, West Java.
“So exactly two weeks ago was the first report from the Commander of the Army Officer Candidate School to me on Saturday too. Starting from the actual accident. So there were two soldiers or student officers who went to the Dustira Hospital,” Andika said during a press conference in Makodam. III / Siliwangi, City of Bandung, West Java, Saturday (11/07/2020).
When the rapid test and swab test were carried out on the students’ soldiers or officers, it turned out that Covid-19 was positive.
“The one complaint because of ulcers, means fever due to infection. Another spinal problem. But it turns out they are swabbed and positive,” Andika said, adding.
After getting the report General Andika immediately ordered all its members in Secapa AD to conduct mass rapid tests.