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Two People were Infected with Corona virus in Indonesia

President Joko Widodo announced that there were two people in Indonesia who were infected by the corona virus inside the country. 

According to Jokowi, these two Indonesians had a contact with Japanese citizen who came to Indonesia. The traveler was tested corona virus positive after leaving Indonesia and arriving to Malaysia.

The Ministry of Health also conducted a search.

"Japanese person who visited Indonesia, was traced and found. It turns out that the person affected by the corona virus was associated with two people, a 64-year-old mother and her 31-year-old daughter," Jokowi said. "

Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto gave more details about the two patients, saying that they are from the city of Depok — situated on the outskirts of Jakarta — and that they met with the Japanese national in the capital.

"Both are in good condition. They don't have serious breathing difficulties", - added Terawan Agus Putranto.

The two patients are currently isolated at Sulianti Saroso Hospital in Jakarta, a national center for contagious diseases, according to Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto.


The source: Kompas, Nikkei Asian Review; photo: AFP

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