An aerial view of Pondok Rangon Covid-19 cemetery in East Jakarta on July 19, 2020. (B1 Photo/Joanito de Saojoao)

Aerial View of Jakarta’s Covid-19 Graves

BY :JOANITO DE SAOJOAO

JULY 20, 2020

Jakarta. The Covid-19 outbreak has killed 4,143 people in Indonesia, including 736 in Jakarta as of Sunday.

The daily death toll hit a record 127 on Sunday to conclude the deadliest week in the country’s outbreak to date. The country has been averaging 77 deaths since Monday.

The government's figure doesn't include deaths from probable cases, although a lot more deceased patients have been buried under the Covid-19 protocol.

The capital city is one of the worst-hit provinces with more than 16,500 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, second only to East Java. It has opened a public cemetery designated for Covid-19 victims in Pondok Rangon, East Jakarta.

Many new graves have appeared there over the last several weeks.

An aerial view of Pondok Rangon Covid-19 cemetery in East Jakarta on July 19, 2020. (B1 Photo/Joanito de Saojoao)
An aerial view of Pondok Rangon Covid-19 cemetery in East Jakarta on July 17, 2020. (B1 Photo/Joanito de Saojoao)
An aerial view of Pondok Rangon Covid-19 cemetery in East Jakarta on July 19, 2020. (B1 Photo/Joanito de Saojoao)
Many new graves are seen at Pondok Rangon public cemetery designated for Covid-19 victims in the photograph taken on July 17, 2020. (B1 Photo/Joanito de Saojoao)
Pondok Rangon cemetery in East Jakarta is intended for Covid-19 victims. (B1 Photo/Joanito de Saojoao)
A funeral worker digs a grave for a Covid-19 victim at Pondok Rangon cemetery in East Jakarta on July 17, 2020. (B1 Photo/Joanito de Saojoao)
Many new graves of Covid-19 victims are seen at Pondok Rangon cemetery in East Jakarta on July 17, 2020. (B1 Photo/Joanito de Saojoao)
Many new graves of Covid-19 victims are seen at Pondok Rangon cemetery in East Jakarta on July 17, 2020. (B1 Photo/Joanito de Saojoao)
Medical workers prepare the burial of a deceased Covid-19 patient at Pondok Rangon public cemetery in East Jakarta on July 7, 2020. (B1 Photo/Joanito de Saojoao)
Medical workers prepare the burial of a deceased Covid-19 patient at Pondok Rangon public cemetery in East Jakarta on July 7, 2020. (B1 Photo/Joanito de Saojoao)
Medical workers carry the coffin of a deceased Covid-19 patient at Pondok Rangon public cemetery in East Jakarta on July 7, 2020. (B1 Photo/Joanito de Saojoao)
Medical workers carry the coffin of a deceased Covid-19 patient at Pondok Rangon public cemetery in East Jakarta on July 7, 2020. (B1 Photo/Joanito de Saojoao)
A man cleans a graveyard at the Pondok Rangon public cemetery in East Jakarta on July 19, 2020. The cemetery is intended for Covid-19 victims. (B1 Photo/Joanito de Saojoao)
A man cleans a graveyard at the Pondok Rangon public cemetery in East Jakarta on July 19, 2020. The cemetery is intended for Covid-19 victims. (B1 Photo/Joanito de Saojoao)

 

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