JAKARTA - The Minister of Public Health, Siti Fadilah Supari, has officially announced that there are currently six people in Indonesia who are found to be positive of having contracted the H1N1 Mexican Flu. At a press meeting at her house in Jakarta, the minister told that there were six people, three of them were foreigners and the other three were Indonesians.
The three foreigners are all Australians which arrived in Indonesia with the same plane. They are three children in the ages between 10 and 14 years old. The three are currently being treated in the Sanglah general hospital in Denpasar, Bali. Two Indonesians who contracted the disease recently returned from Singapore and the other one recently returned from Australia. They are all being treated in the Sulianti Saroso hospital in North Jakarta.
A number of steps to be taken were announced by the minister. More preventive measures were to be put in place and furthermore there would be more preparedness and communication about the Mexican Flu.