Indonesia’s COVID-19 Task Force informed revealed that many Indonesian Citizen (WNI) and Foreign Citizen (WNA) migrant workers carrying negative COVID-19 documents turned out to be positive for Corona when they entered Indonesia.
From 28 December 2020 to 17 April 2021, a total of 2.680 COVID-19 infections were detected in the first and/or second travel swabs. And 1.867 of the travelers presented a negative coronavirus test certificate upon arrival.
BNPB head Doni Monardo warned migrant-receiving areas to comply with a strict five-day quarantine.
There were many citizens of India, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar among those who were diagnosed with coronavirus with negative certificates.
India: 30 cases
UAE: 26 cases
Qatar: 23 cases
Japan: 21 cases
Turkey: 16 cases
Meanwhile, the largest number of Indonesian citizens testing positive for COVID-19 came from Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia: 863
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