On arrival at the port, the migrant workers were subject to thermal scanning to check their body temperature in line with the health protocol.
Only two of the 181 migrant workers came from Central Java, while the rest hailed from Lampung, West Nusa Tenggara, West Java, and East Java, Head of the Harbormaster Office and Port Authority of Tanjung Emas Port Junaidi remarked.
The migrant workers were transported by land from Malaysia to Pontianak, West Kalimantan, and thereafter shipped to different cities in Indonesia aboard MV Dharma Rucita 9.
"They departed from Pontianak on May 13," he stated.
Junaidi noted that the migrant workers had secured health certificates in adherence to the health protocol.
Migrant workers arriving at the port have to undergo the mandated temperature checks.
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Head of the Health Office of Tanjung Emas Port Aryanti explained that polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing will be conducted on migrant workers that were unwell on disembarking from the ship and would later be quarantined. (antara)