Ms Susanti, a nurse at Premier Bintaro Hospital in South Tangerang, Banten, could not return to her home town in Lampung on Sumatra island.
The President himself is spending the holiday at Bogor Palace in West Java instead of his hometown Surakarta in Central Java.
Prof. Dr Sofia Mubarika Haryana from the Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing at UGM led the creation of an innovative rapid diagnostic test (RDT) for Covid-19.
Complementarities between the two nations’ economies continue to develop, challenged by inward looking reactions to the crisis, but at the same time buoyed by new priorities, digitisation and more.
While smoking has been declining globally, in Indonesia it’s still common – and growing – and public health experts argue it’s no coincidence that the fatality rate in the country is about 6.6 per cent.
“We hope that by passing the clinical trials, once we have obtained a distribution authorisation, we can immediately produce this tool and circulate it to the hospital.”
‘It’s a cat and mouse game’, says Jakarta traffic cop at the frontline of enforcing Idul Fitri travel ban
From discovering buses and vans used to smuggle people out of Jakarta to being scolded by angry drivers, this Ramadan has been a challenging month for Sutimin and his team.
Citing economic considerations, the Transportation Ministry allowed public transportation to resume operation last week by opening air, land and sea travel for select purposes, a move that drew strong criticism from experts.
The pressure of isolation and boredom is increasingly being felt by workers who are migrants or new-comers living in boarding houses in the cities where they work.
Bali Kids co-founder Brenton Whittaker, an Adelaide-born Australian who has lived in Bali for 12 years, says the pandemic has dried up donations.
The coronavirus pandemic has tested local governments in their ability to respond to social and economic threats that have come at them at a fast pace.
Currently, only 42.6% and 44% of people enrolled in the Family Hope Program and food assistance, respectively, actually receive the assistance.
“In 1918 with the Spanish Flu… once people started to become more used to being out again and cases started to increase – they actually did not want to listen to the instructions to go back home.”
Indonesia has recorded 689 new coronavirus cases, another single day record, as the country looks to be backing away from plans to reopen the economy from early June.