After the death of a professor in Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha, Prof. Dr. A.A.I. N. Marhaeni, M.A, the task force to accelerate the handling of Covid-19 Buleleng carried out tracing activity. From the tracing result, Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha entered the new cluster of the spread of Covid-19.
Photo 1: Drs. Gede Suyasa, M.Pd. – Photo source: Bagian Protokol dan Komunikasi Buleleng
According to the secretary of the task force, Drs. Gede Suyasa, M.PdTuesday (18/8), it was recorded that 10 staff and lecturers at Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha are confirmed tested positive for Covid-19. Out of the 10 staff and lecturers at Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha, one of them passed away; Prof. Marhaeni.
After that, he explained, one staff member at the university has been confirmed positive since last week. The task force then sent out a surveillance team to trace down. The result shows 8 staff and also lecturers confirmed positive. “Based on the data that we recorded at Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha, there are 8 staffs and lecturers and the family members.”
Photo 2: Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha – Photo source: Quipper
To follow the additional cases, the surveillance team is still tracing down at Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha. It is due to the fact that the case in the higher education institution triggered the transmission in the campus environment.