Law ministry closes building due to local coronavirus spread

first_imgBambang added that he would confirm at a later date on when the building would reopen.The Ex-Sentra Mulia is the 50th building in the capital to be temporarily closed due to confirmed infection among workers at the premises.Jakarta Manpower, Transmigration and Energy Agency head Andri Tansyah previously said that the administration had closed 14 office buildings each in East Jakarta and West Jakarta, 12 in Central Jakarta, five in West Jakarta and four in North Jakarta.The seven other buildings – four in South Jakarta and one each in Central Jakarta, West Jakarta and North Jakarta – were locked down for violating the health protocol despite several warnings. Topics : The Law and Human Rights Ministry has closed one of its buildings at the ministerial compound in Setiabudi, South Jakarta, after several employees tested positive for COVID-19.Law and Human Rights secretary-general Bambang Rantam Sariwanto stated in a letter that the Ex-Sentra Mulia building, that houses the Immigration Directorate General after several civil servants were found to have contracted the virus, would be locked down from Aug. 11 to Aug. 21, during which time the entire building would be sterilized and disinfected.“All high-ranking officials and civil servants who work in the Ex-Sentra Mulia building will continue to work from their respective homes or residences and shall stick to the WFH [work from home] procedures,” he said in the letter issued on Tuesday. center_img As regards health protocol violations, the agency had also issued an initial warning to 389 businesses and a second warning 101 businesses on Tuesday.“For the time being, we cannot release the [companies’ names],” Andri said on Wednesday, as reported in kompas.com.The nation’s capital has seen a daily rise in COVID-19 cases since the Jakarta provincial administration started easing the large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) in early June, with the administration still struggling to prevent the emergence of transmission clusters at office buildings and houses of worship.On Tuesday, Jakarta recorded 462 new cases of COVID-19 infection, bringing the cumulative tally to 26,624 with 944 COVID-19 deaths and 16,630 patients recovered. With 128,776 confirmed cases nationwide, Indonesia has the second highest tally among Southeast Asian countries after the Philippines, which has 139,538 cases.last_img

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