August 13, 2020, 08.14 PM

The number of Covid-19 cases in Jakarta currently stands at 27,242 after 578 cases were added on August 12. A total of “17,349 [Covid-19 patients] recovered, while 968 people died from the coronavirus”, said Jakarta Health Agency official Dwi Oktavia.

“Another 8,925 are currently being treated or put under isolation. The positivity rate [of tests] now stands at 8.3 percent, less than the nationwide rate of 15.5 percent," she said. However, this is more than the 5 percent positivity rate suggested by WHO.

(Writers: Ryana Aryadita Umasugi, Rindi Nuris Velarosdela | Editor: Jessi Carina)

Sources: 

https://megapolitan.kompas.com/read/2020/08/12/19101581/wagub-dki-tidak-ada-zona-hitam-covid-19-di-jakarta?page=all#page2

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