73 BPKP Employees Exposed to COVID-19 Recovering
Jakarta - The Financial and Development Supervisory Agency (BPKP) said as many as 73 employees who were exposed to COVID-19 have been declared completely cured.
Head of the Legal and Communication Bureau of BPKP Eri Satriana explained that the employee who was exposed was a person without symptoms (OTG), and was declared cured after undergoing isolation at the Wisma Atlet Emergency Hospital.
"To this day, all positive employees have been declared healthy and allowed to go home," he said as quoted by Antara, Friday (18/9/2020).
Eri explained that BPKP took the initiative to independently cooperate with the State Intelligence Agency (BIN), the DKI Jakarta Health Service, and Pertamina Jaya Hospital to have carried out swab tests on all employees since July-early August 2020.
This, he said, was in order to protect the health safety of auditors on duty in the field who have a vulnerability to contracting COVID-19 .
"Alhamdulillah, we have carried out a swab test on 1,767 employees, the majority of whom are auditors, in order to break the chain of the spread of COVID-19, especially within the BPKP," he said.
The large number of positive cases of COVID-19, said Eri, was because the tracking was carried out massively through swab tests. According to him, this step was followed by the temporary closure of the BPKP office for 14 working days in mid-August 2020, and the implementation of a work from home system.
In addition, said Eri, in the internal scope, BPKP has tightened health protocols, provided means of washing hands, wearing masks, measuring body temperature, ozone booths, hand sanitizers, including limiting guest reception and providing special guest rooms with strict health protocols.
Meanwhile, the Head of BPKP Muhammad Yusuf Ateh has instructed all employees to be disciplined in complying with health protocols, limiting a maximum of 25 percent of employees working in offices, increasing periodic inspections, and applying strict sanctions.
"For employees who test positive for COVID-19, everything has been taken care of by the office, from their delivery to the Athlete's House, during isolation, until returning home. The office's concern for employees who test positive is an encouragement and encouragement for them to make the healing process more intense. fast, "he said as quoted by Antara .
Ateh added that measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 were not only carried out by the BPKP head office, but also implemented at BPKP Representative Offices throughout Indonesia.
"Thank you to all parties, the COVID-19 Prevention Task Force, the DKI Jakarta Regional Government, BIN, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Health, the media, and the public who have supported so that all positive employees have recovered," he said in a thanksgiving event for the return of all employees from independent isolation. at Wisma Athlete.
As is known, there has been a lot of spread of COVID-19 in office clusters. BPKP is one of the institutions that detects the spread of COVID-19 and prevents casualties.