Arriving in Cilacap, 13 crew members from the Philippines are positive Covid-19

Friday, 07 May 2021 21:03:12 WIBby

CILACAP.INFO – 13 foreign crew from the Philippines arrived at Tanjung Intan Cilacap Port carrying refined sugar from India.

However, when they arrived in Cilacap and were examined, there were 13 crew members from the Philippines who were positive for Covid-19.

It is known that they were foreigners from the Philippines who brought refined sugar from India on April 14, 2021 and arrived in Cilacap, namely April 25, 2021 at 16.00 WIB.

When the crew was examined, the crew looked healthy and fit, but when tested for antigen 3 out of 20 were detected to be exposed to Covid-19.

Meanwhile, from the PCR examination results received on April 26, 2021 at 17.14 WIB, the Regional Secretary (Sekda) of Cilacap Regency said that the results were positive for Covid-19.

“On April 28, 2021, the Boarding Officer of KKP Class II-1 Cilacap took genome samples from the three crew members who were confirmed positive to be sent to Balitbangkes of the Indonesian Ministry of Health,” said Farid Ma’ruf.

On April 30 to May 4, 2021 the crew of the foreign-flagged ship was evacuated to the Cilacap Regional Hospital and a PCR examination was carried out in stages on them.