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West Java to conduct COVID-19 rapid tests at three stadiums

  • Arya Dipa

    The Jakarta Post

Bandung, West Java   /   Tue, March 24 2020   /  12:32 am

For humanity: Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) chairman Jusuf Kalla (second left), accompanied by Sofjan Wanandi (left) of the Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo), inspects equipment for spraying disinfectant at the PMI headquarters on Jl. Gatot Subroto, Jakarta, on Monday. Kalla also inspected the progress of the construction of tents that will be used as PMI logistics warehouses.(JP/P.J. Leo)West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil says his administration plans to conduct rapid tests to detect COVID-19 in sports stadiums as soon as his area receives testing kits from the central government. For now, the testing will be prioritized for people in Greater Jakarta and Greater Bandung since both areas have the most COVID-19 cases based on data from the Health Ministry. Out of 55 positive cases in West Java, 41 are from Bogor, Depok and Bekasi. “The rest of them are not from Bogor, Depok or Bekasi....