Indragiri Hilir Regency today, Friday, August 14 2020, listed itself as an area without positive patients with Covid-19. This followed the recovery of the 55th patient who was the last patient to be treated at the Thousand Trenches Country.
Based on daily Covid-19 data from the Indragiri Hilir Health Service obtained on Friday, August 14 2020 evening, in Inhil there were 55 confirmed people since last March. After treatment and isolation, 53 people were declared cured and 2 people died.
As of last Monday, there were two Covid-19 patients who were still being treated and isolated, one of which was a prisoner. However, after treatment, both of them were declared cured.
Still according to Diskes data, the last patient in Inhil who recovered was Mr. R (33). Because since the last few years Indragiri Hilir has been negative for new Covid-19 patients, Mr. R (33), there are no more Covid-19 positive patients being treated.
Spokesperson for the Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling Covid-19 in Indragiri Hilir Regency, Trio Beni Putra, who was confirmed this afternoon, welcomed the conditions today.
“Alhamdulillah, I hope that with the collaboration of the task force with the community in handling Covid-19 in the downstream sector, there will be no more giri Hilir residents who have been confirmed as Covid-19,” hoped Trio Beni, who is also the Acting Head of the Communication and Information Service for Encoding Indragiri Hilir.
In handling Covid-19, Indragiri Hilir Regency is a very strict and disciplined area. In addition to preparing special facilities for the care of Covid-19 patients, the Task Force also applies isolation rules for anyone who is positive or patients under surveillance.
As explained by Trio, the additional isolation room facilities for the Puri Husada Tembilahan Regional General Hospital for handling Covid-19 patients, which were prepared in the early days of the outbreak of the Corona virus, were able to accommodate 120 patients. In addition, the Indragiri Hilir Regency Government has also prepared a special treatment room for prisoners exposed to corona and is separate from non-detainee public patients.
As a district that is at the eastern end of Riau and has many entrances, both from other provinces and neighboring countries, Trio admitted, Indragiri Hilir was indeed very strict in implementing health protocol rules and supervision of people who came in and out of the area during the Covid-pandemic. 19.
“Hopefully, with the implementation of disciplined health protocols and maximum handling of Covid-19, Indragiri Hilir can be free from this pandemic soon,” hoped Trio Beni Putra.