He said on Friday (July 3, 2020) that confirmed positive case in the city has reached 1.441, with 254 recoveries, and 122 people died.
The four urban villages shared the biggest number of positive cases, namely Teluk Dalam 65 cases with only one recovery, but ten died.
Pemurus Dalam 77 cases with eight recoveries and seven died, Pemurus Baru 64 cases, five recoveries, seven died.
The highest was Pekapuran Raya with 104 cases, 21 recoveries, and seven died.
Both Pemurus Dalam and Pemurus Baru were in the Sub-district of South Banjarmasin, Teluk Dalam in Central Banjarmasin, and Pekapuran Raya in East Banjarmasin.
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Machli Riyadi, who is also head of the City's Health Office, said that the four urban villages now get special attention. "Because the surge of cases was very alarming lately," he pointed out.
He acknowledged that the health terminology actually does not recognize black zone, except green, yellow, orange, and red.
The black zone, according to him, is a very concentrated red color, thus it was concluded as black zone.
"This we convey to the public to be more cautious, because the black zone is very dangerous," he said.
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