The Covid-19 Task Force noted that only five districts/ cities in three provinces in Indonesia remain classified as red zone areas or areas with a high risk of coronavirus transmission.

This is based on data as of March 28. A week earlier, the number of red zones was still recorded as 10 regions.

The five regencies/ cities that are listed as red zone areas this week are in three provinces. The 3 regencies/ cities in the province of Bali are the Buleleng Regency, Tabanan Regency, and city of Denpasar.

In addition, the city of Palangkaraya in Centra Kalimantan and the city of Kupang in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), are the other red zone areas.

In addition, a decrease has also occurred in the number of orange zones or areas with moderate risk of Covid-19 transmission. Based on the Task Force’s records, last week there were still 313 orange zone areas. This week, there are only 301 districts/ cities classified as in the orange zone.

Four administrative cities within the Greater Jakarta area are classified as orange zone areas, namely East Jakarta, South Jakarta, West Jakarta and North Jakarta.

As for the yellow zone or areas with a low risk of Covid-19 transmission, 201 areas remain. This number has increased from last week when only recorded 183 regencies/ cities were classified as within the yellow zone.

Meanwhile, the six districts/ cities included in the green zone category had no cases. They are three regions from North Sumatra, namely West Nias, South Nias and North Nias districts. Meanwhile, the other three came from districts/ cities in Papua, Maluku and North Maluku respectively.

The Covid-19 Task Force also noted that one area not affected by the coronavirus to date is the Dogiyai district in Papua. The daily data released by the Covid-19 Task Force on Wednesday (31/3) also noted that there were an additional 5,937 new Covid-19 cases recorded yesterday.

Self-recovered cases increased by 5,635 cases with 104 new deaths recorded. Cumulatively, 1,511,712 people have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Of that number, 1,348,330 people were declared recovered, 122,524 people were undergoing hospital treatment and independent isolation, while 40,858 have died.

Author: HL

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