Jakarta: The Joint Regional Defense Command (Kogabwilhan) I spokesperson Marine Colonel Aries Mudian has confirmed that the Covid-19 Emergency Hospital at the Kemayoran Athletes Village in Central Jakarta currently accommodates 4,024 covid-19 patients.
According to the spokesman, as many as 2,355 covid-19 patients are placed at Tower 7 and Tower 6, while the other 1,669 patients are placed at Tower 5.
Officially opened in March, towers 6 and 7 are used to treat covid-19 patients with mild to moderate cases, while Tower 5 is used as an isolation center for asymptomatic covid-19 patients.
"The number of inpatients at towers 6 and 7 increased by 47 from 2,308," the official stated.
The Indonesian government has announced it is currently focusing on flattening the covid-19 infection curve in nine provinces with the highest transmission rates.
Those nine provinces are Jakarta, West Java, Central Java, East Java, North Sumatra, South Kalimantan, South Sulawesi, Papua, and Bali.