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Minister Fachrul Razi on road to recovery

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    Jakarta

Jakarta   /   Fri, October 2 2020   /  01:00 am
Religious Affairs Minister Fachrul Razi pays attention to questions launched by lawmakers of House of Representatives' Commission VIII overseeing religious affairs during a working meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. (Antara/Puspa Perwitasari)

Religious Affairs Minister Fachrul Razi has recovered from COVID-19, a ministry expert staff member confirmed on Thursday. Fachrul has been discharged from Bunda Hospital in Menteng, Central Jakarta, and has returned to his home after being treated since Sept. 20. “Alhamdulillah [praise be to God], the minister was declared to have recovered on the afternoon of Sept. 30 and returned home. He said he was happy and grateful for his recovery,” Kevin Haikal said in a press statement on Thursday. Despite his recovery, Fachrul still has to rest at home for the next few days. He has delegated his tasks to Deputy Minister Zainut Tauhid and other officials while he is recuperating in isolation. Kevin added that Fachrul advised the public to comply with health protocols, saying that being a COVID-19 patient had taught him not to underestimate his health. “Please adher...