JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Spokesperson of Task Force (Task Force) Handling Covid-19 Wiku Adisasmito states, there are 13 districts and cities that fall into the red zone or high risk category. One of them, the city Depok, West Java.
Previously the 13 areas were orange zones or areas of moderate risk.
“First from Bali there is Karangasem, from Gorontalo namely Gorontalo, North Gorontalo, and Pahuwato. Next is Depok,” said Wiku when giving information through the Youtube channel of the Presidential Secretariat, Thursday (6/8/2020).
Other regions included in the red zone category are Hulu Sungai Tengah in South Kalimantan, Ambon in Maluku, Mimika in Papua and Gowa in South Sulawesi.
Then Minahasa and South Minahasa in North Sulawesi, Prabumulih in South Sumatra, and Binjai in North Sumatra.
Wiku reminded the regional heads in the 13 regencies and cities to work harder in suppressing the addition of positive cases of Covid-19.
“We ask the regional government, regents, and mayors to really be able to improve the handling of Covid-19 so that each region’s zoning status can improve. Let’s work together, hopefully conditions can improve,” said Wiku.
The eight regencies / cities that have the red zone status for four consecutive weeks have not changed their status.
The eight regions namely, West Jakarta, Central Jakarta, Semarang City, Banjar Regency, Banjar Baru City, Tabalong Regency, Medan City and Deli Serdang Regency.
“So within one month the status of the red zone without any changes,” said Wiku.