Case Overview of Patients under Surveillance of COVID-19 in Central Java Province, Indonesia

Dwi Sutiningsih, Aufiena Nur Ayu Merzistya, Yulianto Prabowo, Aris Sugiharto, Mufti Agung Wibowo, B. Warsito, Sudarno, T. Triadi Putranto
2020 E3S Web of Conferences  
Central Java reported 1,541 cases of Patients Under Surveillance until April 14th, 2020. It is expected to increase everyday. However, reports about the epidemiological characteristics of Patients Under Surveillance cases are still limited. This study aims to describe Patients Under Surveillance case of COVID-19. The study used quantitative descriptive design, whereas many as 1,541 cases were described based on the characteristics, contact history, history of transit, and the symptoms. The data
more » ... are obtained from the Department of Health, Central Java and processed with descriptive statistical data analysis. Results showed from 1,541 cases as much as 59.9% were male and 43% aged 19-44 years. As many as 154 death cases were dominated by men (61.6%) and elderly ≥60 years (38.3%). The highest IR was Semarang (16.85/100,000 population). Symptoms that often found were cough, fever, dyspnea (8.3%), and 3.96% asymptomatic. The history of contact with the traveling person (4.7%). The most visited city was Jakarta (7.5%). It is concluded that cases in Central Java spread across 35 cities with a high number of cases and mortality. It is necessary to conduct a detailed Patients Under Surveillance case reports to monitor the spread of the virus that can be prevented in advance.
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202020212013 fatcat:pj7dvwne4jbs7p7ojr6ywtxwr4