The result of a laboratory test shows that 69 out of 108 Indonesian migrant workers deported from Malaysia through the Entikong border post on March 11 have tested positive for the Covid-19.
"Those who are positive have high viral loads. Some even reach 243 million viral loads. This will be a very high risk of transmission," said Harisson.
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A total of 69 people, there are 46 people from West Kalimantan and 23 people from outside West Kalimantan.
Harisson confirmed that 23 deportees from outside West Kalimantan have now been moved to the West Kalimantan Health Service Unit for treatment and isolation.
Meanwhile, 46 deportees from West Kalimantan who had been returned to their hometowns were asked to conduct self-isolation and quarantine.
(Writer: Hendra Cipta | Editor: Teuku Muhammad Valdy Arief)
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