"As instructed, we were told to set up a 60 Kva power capacity generator unit," Disjaya Area PLN General Manager M. Ikhsan Asaad said when contacted by Antara in Jakarta Wednesday, Februaryh 26, 2020.
According to Thousand Islands Regent Husein Murad, the observation site is strategically located far from inhabited islands and surrounded by empty islands.
"This is a state decision for the safety of its citizens and the people of the Thousand Islands accept the decision happily," Murad said.
Previously, Minister of Health Terawan Agus Putranto said as many as 188 Indonesians working on Dream cruises would be observed on the uninhabited island.
The results of extensive health checks along with body temperature showed that all of the 188 Indonesians were free of the coronavirus.
Dream Cruises announced that departures of its several cruise ships were suspended over the ongoing COVID-19. outbreak and sent several of its crew back home, including the 188 Indonesians. (Antara)