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Occupancy at Jakarta's isolation hotels drops to 21%

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Jakarta   /   Thu, November 5 2020   /  05:38 am
An asymptomatic COVID-19 patient sits by the window of Hotel U Stay in West Jakarta on Wednesday. The hotel has been turned into an isolation facility for asymptomatic and minor-symptomatic COVID-19 patients from West and South Jakarta. JP/P.J. Leo(JP/P.J. Leo)

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has revealed that the occupancy rate of hotels used as isolation facilities for asymptomatic patients were now at 21 percent, down from 60 percent previously. A few months ago, the Jakarta administration “converted”the ibis Styles Jakarta Mangga Dua in North Jakarta, the U Stay Hotel Mangga Besar in West Jakarta and the ibis Jakarta Senen in Central Jakarta into isolation facilities for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients. “Previously, the occupancy rate reached more than 60 percent. The hotel isolation facilities now have an occupancy rate of only 21 percent. We are grateful that the number has decreased," Anies said on Tuesday at City Council in Central Jakarta, as quoted by tribunnews.com. Meanwhile, hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the capital reached 55 percent, with a bed occupancy rate of 58 percent at inte...