Ministry of SOEs Confirm that Minister Erick Thohir Tests Positive to COVID-19

- 02 March 2022 16:03 WIB
Indonesia Minister of SOEs Erick Thohir (Instagram/@erickthohir)
Indonesia Minister of SOEs Erick Thohir (Instagram/@erickthohir)

JAKARTADAILY.ID - The Ministry of SOEs Special Staff Arya Sinulingga revealed that the Minister of SOEs, Erick Thohir, is infected with Covid-19. According to Arya, Erick Thohir is currently in good health and is still working virtually while undergoing self-isolation.

"It is true, the Minister of SOEs Erick Thohir is positive [of Covid-19],” said Arya Sinulingga in an official statement received in Jakarta, Tuesday, March 2, 2022, as reported by Antara.

“But he kept on working since yesterday afternoon until today, where [he attended] several online meetings or virtual conferences either with The Ministry of SOEs or a virtual plenary meeting with the President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo,” he continued.

“I also coordinated with the minister regarding personal duties I need to discuss with him. Thus, until today he is currently in good conditions, steady, without problems, and he will keep working,” said the Special Staff of the Minister of SOEs.

“We hope that the Minister of SOEs, Erick Thohir, will soon be free from self-isolation," added Arya.

Previously, TNI Commander General Andika Perkasa was also confirmed positive of Covid-19, but is asymptomatic. Naval Chief of Staff Admiral Yudo Margono said TNI General Andika is fine and shows no symptoms.

The article was translated from's article titled "Menteri BUMN Erick Thohir Kena Covid-19".

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Editor: Mukhtar Wijaya

Source: Pikiran Rakyat


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