As many as 34,702,821 Indonesians have received their second COVID-19 vaccine dose as of this past weekend, according to the COVID-19 Response Task Force.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all parts of society, it has deeply impacted people with disabilities, many of whom have been dragged closer to the poverty line as the ongoing crisis severely reduces their income.
Indonesia plans to let people pay for a Covid-19 vaccine booster shot from early next year. Health Minister Mr Budi Gunadi Sadikin said availability is slated for January 2022.
The ongoing public activity restrictions in Indonesia due to the Covid-19 pandemic have forced many businesses to close down. However, the public’s limited mobility has also inspired many young people to start their own business at home.
When Amalia Ulfa heard the news of her parents dying from COVID-19, her world shattered. Ms Ulfa’s father died at the family home on July 10, seven days after he tested positive.
Children have fallen victim to Covid much more since the Delta variant began taking hold. At least 1,245 Indonesian children have died with the biggest recent jump among those aged under 1.
Danastri Rizky Nabilah, a filmmaker from Yogyakarta – a city in Indonesia known for its education and art – has no choice but to sell snacks after losing up to 40% of her income during the pandemic.
This report explores the impact of COVID-19 by focusing on a place considered to be Indonesia’s cultural hub, a place where tradition, modernity, arts and history overlap.
Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country, has marked a sombre milestone in its battle with Covid, with total deaths now officially exceeding 100,000, although epidemiologists believe the true figure could be two and a half times that.
As COVID-19 ravages Indonesia, Bali’s residents fear the island’s economic crisis will only get worse
Bali’s Delta outbreak has prompted the Indonesian government to delay the re-opening of the island to international visitors, sparking fears its economic crisis will deepen.
Indonesia has surpassed a grim milestone in its worst pandemic wave yet — 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 deaths.
There are concerns the actual figure could be far higher, as the Delta variant wreaks havoc across the country.
More than a year into the pandemic, Indonesia has the most COVID-19 cases and highest fatality rate in Southeast Asia and still grapples with disorganised COVID-19 data management.
Lebih dari setahun dalam bekapan pandemi, Indonesia memiliki angka kasus COVID-19 terbanyak dan tingkat kematian tertinggi di Asia Tenggara.
One Data: COVID-19, health data connectivity and integration in Indonesia – a case study of Yogyakarta
An effective response to a global crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic is dependent on health departments and governments having access to information that is up to date and collated through a central system.
Australians come together to help Indonesia amid its spiralling COVID-19 crisis driven by the Delta variant
Jemma Purdey, Adjunct Fellow at Monash University and Deakin University, said while the Australian government’s commitment to help is “great”, it’s also “never really enough”.