KONTAN.CO.ID – JAKARTA. Even though positive cases of corona in Indonesia are starting to shrink, be careful and don’t underestimate it. Stay disciplined in carrying out health protocols to avoid the transmission of the corona virus.
Launching data from the Covid-19 Task Force, as of Sunday (5/9) there were an additional 5,403 new cases infected with the corona virus in Indonesia. This brings the total to 4,129,020 positive cases of Corona.
Meanwhile, the number of those who recovered from the Corona case increased by 10,191 people to 3,837,640 people.
Meanwhile, the number of people who died due to Corona virus in Indonesia increased from 392 people to 135,861 people.
The number of active Covid-19 cases in Indonesia reached 155,519 cases, down 5,180 cases from the previous day.
Due to the high number of additional positive cases of Corona, the government asks the public to have a high and collective responsibility to comply with health protocols. Because to suppress the Corona outbreak, starting from reducing the transmission rate.
For this reason, the government emphasizes the importance of 5M behavior, namely wearing masks, washing hands, maintaining distance, avoiding crowds, and limiting mobility.
Based on many studies, diligently washing hands can reduce the risk of transmitting viruses, including the Corona virus by 35%.
While wearing a mask can reduce the risk of transmission of the Corona virus by up to 45% if you wear a cloth mask. Meanwhile, if you use a medical mask, the risk of transmission is reduced by 75%.