JAKARTA – Acting Director General of Disease Prevention and Control of the Ministry of Health (Kemenkes), Muhammad Budi Hidayat said the government conducted tracing or tracing after the appearance of a crowd at the FPI Grand Priest event series Habib Rizieq Shihab. There are 80 positive cases of Covid-19 based on the PCR swab test.
“Based on the results of PCR examinations at Labkesda on November 21, 2020, 50 positive cases were found in Tebet and 30 cases in Petamburan. And in Megamendung, there are 15 waiting for the results of the examination, “he said during a press conference on Sunday (22/11/2020).
On this basis, he appealed to everyone who participated in the Rizieq Shihab series of events to carry out independent isolation. Both events at Soekarno Hatta Airport, Tebet, Petamburan and Megamendung.
“The Ministry of Health appealed to everyone who attended the event and anyone who felt that they had close contact with the people present to self-isolate at home for 14 days,” he said.
“If during quarantine at home you experience symptoms of Covid-19 infection, such as symptoms of cough, runny nose, sore throat and loss of sense of smell and taste, immediately visit the nearest health center for a swab test or PCR test,” he said.