The government continues to break the chains of the outbreak of Covid-19 and also anticipate cases of local transmission in the Regency of Buleleng, Bali. To anticipate the case of increasingly widespread local transmission in Buleleng Regency, on Thursday (05/14/2020) as many as 20 residents from Julah Village and 56 residents from Bondalem Village, Tejakula District, Buleleng Regency, Bali carried out PCR-based Bulk SWABs random. “20 people underwent a PCR method swab in Julah Village, due to a local transmission case in the village, where a chicken trader with a PDP 52 code was confirmed positive and was suspected of being infected from a buyer who came to his house. While one hamlet in the village of Bondalem, 56 people were swabbed. And from the reports of medical teams in the two villages random PCR swab specimens have been tested. So specifically for Bondalem Village, which was swabbed en masse for the second time, to further ascertain whether in Bondalem Village there were still cases of local transmission or not. Because the quarantine period in the village will end on Sunday (5/17/2020). ” thus explained the Secretary of the Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling COVID-19 Buleleng Regency Drs. Gede Suyasa, M.Pd
At present, said Suyasa, adding that his party is waiting for the results of the PCR swab in Bondalem Village. Whatever the outcome, the regent will be evaluated for further policies to be issued later. In a sense, whether to extend the quarantine period or end the quarantine period on Sunday (05/17/2020). “After the end of his career period and there are no more cases of Covid-19 in Bondalem Village, the Social Cash Assistance (BST) and Village Cash-Fund Direct Aid (BLT-DD) will be distributed immediately.” he said.
And please note here, that until Thursday (05/14/2020) afternoon, the number of positive confirmed citizens of 23 people. With details, 18 people were treated at Giri Emas Pratama Hospital, Giri Emas Village and as many as 5 people were treated at Sanglah Hospital Denpasar. GS