Indonesia has a significant deficit in hospital beds, medical staff and intensive care facilities as health experts warn that it is primed to become a new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, according to data reviewed by Reuters.
Indonesia recorded 105 new coronavirus cases, resulting in a total of 790 infections in the world’s fourth-most populous nation.
When President Jokowi suggested to stay put at home, I heeded his call.
Last week, the mayor of Ecuador’s largest city ordered the international airport’s runway blocked to prevent a KLM airliner from landing to pick up Dutch tourists stranded by the coronavirus.
To protect the economy from the impacts of COVID-19, the government has decided to speed up the disbursement of funds.
The leader of one of Indonesia’s biggest provinces has set up dedicated services to tackle the spread of the coronavirus, drawing in one of The Australia-Indonesia Centre’s partner Universities.
COVID-19 death rate in Indonesia is the highest in the world. Experts say it’s because reported case numbers are too low
Indonesia now has a 9.3 per cent death rate from coronavirus — the highest in the world — after the death toll rose by a quarter at the weekend, to 48 out of a total of 514 confirmed cases.
Indonesia may soon match the catastrophe in countries like Italy or Iran, as the number of deaths from coronavirus accelerates. Officially, Indonesia has a death rate of around 8-per cent, one of the highest in the world and the Government has made little progress in containing the spread.
The General Elections Commission (KPU) in Surakarta City, Central Java, decided to defer the stages of regional elections to thwart the spread of new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), as Indonesia is witnessing a rising death toll.
The West Java Health Agency started distributing a million masks for the province’s residents and more than 1,000 units of personal protective equipment for medical personnel on Monday.
The National Police on Monday issued a warning against non-essential public gatherings as they increase the chance of coronavirus transmission, saying that any violation could risk a jail term.
Communications and Information Minister Johnny G. Plate has urged people staying at home as per government recommendation not to illegally stream movies online.
Deputy Mayor of Bandung Yana Mulyana has been tested positive for COVID-19. “I have run test and it comes back positive,” said Yana through a video received by Tempo on Monday, March 23, 2020.
For almost three years now I have edited this magazine from almost a thousand kilometres away, working all by my lonesome in a backyard bungalow in suburban Melbourne.
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