Jakarta, IDN Times – Corona virus patients or COVID-19 recovered in Indonesia today increased by 417 people. So that the total is 19,658 people.
“The number of cases recovered increased 417, so the total cases recovered 19,658,” said Government Spokesperson for Corona Virus Handling or COVID-19 Achmad Yurianto in a press statement broadcast live on BNPB Indonesia’s YouTube channel on Wednesday (24/6).
Jakarta is recorded as the province with the most enhancing recovery patients, namely 94 cases. Followed by East Java with 80 cases recovered.
1. Death cases in Indonesia reached 2,573 people
Yurianto also reported that the number of COVID-19 positive patients who died had reached 2,573 cases, after increasing 38 people today.
“Increased 38 people, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,573 people,” he said.
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2. Jokowi ordered that the COVID-19 clusters be closely guarded
To suppress the spread of COVID-19 cases in the country, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo ordered that the corona virus cluster be closely guarded. Because, from that cluster expansion COVID-19 outbreak occurred.
“We must closely monitor the potential for distribution in several clusters, migrant worker clusters, tablig congregation clusters, Gowa clusters, homecoming seepage clusters, industrial clusters, these need to be properly monitored properly,” Jokowi said at an online press conference on Monday. (4/5).
3. Positive cases of COVID-19 in the world reach 9.3 million people
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Cite the site worldometers.info, until June 23, 2020 at 15.04 WIB, globally there were 9,369,227 people exposed to the corona virus. Most cases are still in the United States with 2,424,492 cases.
Of the 9.2 million cases, as many as 480,095 of them died. While recovering patients reached 5060,547 people.
4. Prevention and symptoms of COVID-19
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), better known as Corona Virus, is a new type of coronavirus that is transmitted to humans. This virus can affect anyone, whether babies, children, adults, the elderly, pregnant women, and nursing mothers. This virus infection is called COVID-19 and was first discovered in the city of Wuhan, China, at the end of December 2019. This virus has spread to other regions in China and hundreds of countries, including Indonesia.
Coronavirus is a collection of viruses that can infect the respiratory system. In many cases, this virus only causes mild respiratory infections, such as flu. However, this virus can also cause severe respiratory infections, such as lung infections (pneumonia), Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
Until now there has been no drug or vaccine that can kill the Corona Virus. Although, the percentage of recovery from COVID-19 is quite high. In some countries such as Vietnam the cure rate reaches 100 percent. In fact, some health experts say COVID-19 can heal itself if the immune sufferers are good. In contrast, the average death rate due to corona based on the World Health Organization (WHO) as of Tuesday (3/17), amounted to 4.07 percent. While in Indonesia, as of Thursday (3/19) it reached 8.37 percent.
How to prevent corona virus? Wash your hands often with soap, wear a mask when coughing or runny nose, consume balanced nutrition, be careful in contact with animals, get enough rest and exercise, do not consume raw meat, if coughing, runny nose, and shortness immediately to a health facility.
If you need several telephone numbers related to the corona virus, you can contact several important numbers, namely the Ministry of Health Hotline (+62 812 1212 3119, 119 ext 9, (021) 521 0411), or visit several sites related to the corona virus, among others the Ministry of Health. .id, arcgis.org, jakarta.go.id, healthmap.org, jabarprov.go.id, cdc.gov, jhu.edu. You can also visit the official website of the local government to find information related to the development of the corona virus in the area you live.
What are the symptoms of corona virus? COVID-19 infection can cause sufferers to experience flu symptoms, such as fever, runny nose, cough, sore throat, and headaches or symptoms of severe respiratory infections, such as high fever, cough with phlegm and even bleeding, shortness of breath, and chest pain. But in some cases, Corona positive patients do not show special symptoms.
The first day, corona virus sufferers experience fever or high temperature, muscle aches, and dry cough. A small portion of diarrhea or nausea a few days before. There is also a loss of smell. The fifth day, sufferers have difficulty breathing, especially elderly sufferers or those who have chronic diseases.
The seventh day, according to Wuhan University research, symptoms experienced by patients began to get worse. Patients usually need to be hospitalized. On the eighth day, patients with severe cases show acute respiratory distress syndrome. His lungs were filled with fluid and had difficulty breathing to cause respiratory failure.
Day 10, sufferers with mild cases experience abdominal pain and loss of appetite. Only some sufferers die. Day 17, the average patient recovered from the corona virus and was discharged from the hospital.
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