Private hospitals and clinics in Indonesia are charging patients up to $1450 for a coronavirus test, more than three times the monthly minimum wage.
The Indonesian Army Officer Candidate School in West Java has been quarantined and 30 people were initially hospitalised with mild symptoms.
Indonesia has passed yet another toughest week in the Covid-19 outbreak with 11,950 more confirmed cases and 435 deaths.
The rapid test, RI-GHA, was co-developed Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Gadjah Mada University, Airlangga University and Indonesia’s Technology Assessment and Application Agency (BPPT).
Indonesia reported 2,657 new cases on Thursday, a 43 percent increase on its previous single-day record of 1,853 new cases.
A North Jakarta resident recalled how some of her neighbours shut themselves in when COVID-19 swab tests were being administered in June.
Jakarta, which experts said was being hit by a second wave of infections, registered 232 more cases to a total of 12,667.
The bike craze has led to a surge in sales of new and secondhand bikes and an increase in demand for bike repairs.
It is necessary for Indonesia to develop its own Covid-19 vaccine. And it will be by Indonesia, from Indonesia, to Indonesia.
Australia’s second most populous state said on June 29 it is considering reimposing social distancing restrictions after the country reported its biggest one-day rise in new coronavirus infections in more than two months.
Local institutions, both private and state-owned, have since racked their brains to meet domestic demand in the face of disrupted global supply chains.
Before 2016, the term ‘LGBT’ was rarely used in Indonesia. But early that year, comments by a senior Indonesian politician prompted a dramatic shift toward public anti-LGBT discourse.