Kemayoran Covid-19 Hospital Not Accepting Pediatric Patients

Commander of TNI’s Kodam Jaya military command, Maj. General Eko Margiyono announced that the emergency coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment facility in athlete’s dorm or Wisma Atlet Kemayoran, does not accept pediatric patients and only treats those above 15 years old.

”I announce that in accepting patients, [the emergency hospital] treats those who are above 15 years old. It does not accept children or pediatric patients,” said Maj. General Eko in a press conference today, March 26.

Kemayoran emergency hospital receives those who are categorized as people under monitoring or ODP above 60 years over and patients under monitoring or PDP, who already show symptoms, that are aged over 15.

”The PDP that show mild to medium degree and are over 15 years old,” Eko explained.

Despite the aim to treat patients within the greater Jakarta area, he said that the hospital has also received coronavirus patients from the greater Jakarta area, Surabaya, and Semarang, which the hospital is also treating.

The COVID-19 emergency hospital saw 74 patients admitted while on its first day of operations and on March 25 saw 178 patients and as of today, there are 208 patients in total.

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