SURABAYA, KOMPAS.com – Head of the Regional Development Planning Agency (Bappeda) of East Java Province Rudy Ermawan Yulianto died because of Covid-19 on Tuesday (07/14/2020) night.
Rudy died at the Regional General Hospital (RSUD) Dr. Soetomo Surabaya around 19.56 WIB.
The head of Bappeda was treated intensively in RSUD Dr. Soetomo Surabaya since July 7, 2020.
Governor of East Java Khofifah Indar Parawansa said, Rudy was exposed to Covid-19 after delivering his father for treatment.
“The deceased fell ill after delivering his father’s treatment which turned out to be positive for Covid-19, the deceased’s father died 10 days before,” Khofifah said in the Grahadi State Building, Surabaya, Tuesday.
Khofifah said that the East Java Provincial Government had lost a figure like Rudy. Because, Rudy played an active role in preparing the budget handling of Covid-19 in Jatm.
“We are very lost and very sad, may the deceased be accepted by His side,” explained Khofifah.
Previously reported, as many as 17,212 positive cases of the new corona virus or Covid-19 were recorded in East Java until Tuesday (07/14/2020). In detail, 7,479 patients were cured, 8,369 were treated, and 1,289 died.