Indonesia should learn from the meeting over 40,000 families ahead of the Lunar New Year in Wuhan on January 18 – thought to be the initial medium of the mass spread of the disease.
Indonesia may soon quarantine almost 30 million people in its capital and surrounding areas to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
West Jakarta authorities began to evacuate 183 people from a mosque and send them to the isolation facility after three tested positive.
The JTA plans to temporarily suspend the operation of Greater Jakarta-based intercity and interprovincial (AKAP) buses starting Monday.
The Indonesian health care system has been exposed with shortages of hospital beds and medical supplies, with staff concerned that PPE will soon be unavailable.
The National Library of Indonesia (Perpusnas) in Central Jakarta has extended its closure to May 29 in response to the alarming spread of COVID-19 across the capital city.
Despite feeling better, Riki is stuck in a bureaucratic nightmare and cannot leave the hospital, potentially taking up one of the scarce beds at a time when the country is scrambling to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has extended the state of emergency in the capital city to April 19 in an effort to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
Australia’s rate of the spread of the novel coronavirus has halved in recent days, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said as he announced an additional A$1.1 billion to expand telemedicine care and other health services.
Water pump company KSB Indonesia has revitalized the communal bathing facilities in Jakarta slums, giving residents access to clean water and handwashing facilities, critical for containing the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The intitive comes after the medical world was shaken by the decrease of PPE, due to panic buying, which is actually needed by medical personnel.
With 893 confirmed infections as of Thursday, government officials and experts have expressed worry that the exodus might trigger an explosion of cases and deaths.
COVID-19 cases remain geographically concentrated in Jakarta (463) and the rest of Java island (246), but the virus has spread to nearly the entire archipelago.