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Jakarta Post

Jakarta prepares tents for displaced patients

  • News Desk


Jakarta   /   Thu, November 5 2020   /  01:00 am
Floodwaters inundate a residential area in Tengah subdistrict, Kramat Jati district of East Jakarta on Monday, March 16, 2020.( subdistrict)

The Jakarta administration will prepare a special tent for displaced COVID-19 patients who are affected by floods, Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan said on Wednesday. The tent will consist of several booths, which can be used by patients or other displaced residents who are undergoing self-isolation. “We will prepare special tents in the flood shelters, as well as the transportation [for the COVID-19 patients],” Anies said as quoted by on Wednesday. Moreover, the Jakarta administration will also provide a special boat to carry COVID-19 patients as well as asymptomatic patients. This boat will be marked to separate it from boats for healthy residents. Previously the national COVID-19 task force spokesperson, Wiku Adisasmito, warned the public about possible infection clusters at shelters for flood victims. “We are calling on regional governme...