Merdeka.com – The Head of the Traffic Corps of the Indonesian Police, Inspector General of Police Istiono, said that the antigen swab tests during implementation at 149 points were effective in preventing the spread of Covid. -19 in DKI Jakarta.
When monitoring the mobility of the population at Kilometer (KM) 34 of the Cikampek Toll Road, West Java, Sunday, he explained, for seven days, from May 15-22, his party and related agencies had carried out the rapid test mandatory (mandatory) or random (random) against 180 thousand people and detected 525 reactive Covid-19 people.
“We have done data from 15 to 22 May, both mandatory and random, totaling more than 180 thousand. And 524 people were reactive, ”said Istiono.
He said every vehicle from Sumatra to Jakarta, as well as from Bali and Java to Jakarta, was asked to carry out an antigen swab test when it crossed 149 points of tightening the backflow of the Idul Fitri 1442 Hijriah holiday.
As a result, 524 people who were reactive to Covid-19 were detected by Korlantas Polri and the Traffic Directorate of Polda Metro Jaya and further handled so as not to transmit the virus when they arrived in Jakarta.
“It’s very effective. Imagine, if we didn’t do it compulsory and random (antigen test), how could 524 people infect the others, “said Istiono. [eco]