Indonesia’s Makassar unveils coronavirus isolation facility aboard passenger ship Umsini


In the Indonesian city of Makassar in South Sulawesi province, there is a hive of activity on board a passenger and cargo ship that is being converted into a floating isolation facility for patients who test positive for Covid-19.Ship management officer Ramidi, who like many Indonesians only uses one name, sits in his office on the fifth deck of the Umsini, where he usually takes care of crew applying for leave or changing shifts.“In the past, every time we finished a voyage, the entire crew…

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