June 21, 2020, 03.04 PM
Spokesperson for the National Covid-19 Task Force, Achmad Yurianto stated that those infected with the virus experience symptoms including coughing and a mild fever. KOMPAS.com/GARRY LOTULUNGSpokesperson for the National Covid-19 Task Force, Achmad Yurianto stated that those infected with the virus experience symptoms including coughing and a mild fever.

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Approximately seven in every 10 Covid-19 cases in Indonesia report mild symptoms, according to data gathered by the National Covid-19 Task Force.

Many of these patients were also unaware that they were carriers of the novel coronavirus.

Spokesperson for the National Covid-19 Task Force Achmad Yurianto said, “Based on data that we’ve gathered, nearly 70 percent of Covid-19 cases report mild symptoms, which we commonly brush aside as not being sick. It would be as if I were to occasionally cough or have a mild fever."

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Polymerase chain reaction tests or the antibody rapid tests are the easiest ways to determine whether an individual has been infected by the Covid-19 virus.

Individuals who have been infected by the Covid-19 virus are required to undergo self-isolation for 14 days.

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Self-isolation is to see which coronavirus symptoms the individual has.

“14 days is the incubation period for the Covid-19 virus, which means that you may be infected today, but the symptoms appear on the 14th day. If within those 14 days the individual shows no signs of coronavirus symptoms, then it is certain that the person does not have the virus,” said Achmad Yurianto during a talkshow June 20.

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