The usually bustling city of Jakarta may seem less busy in the next few days as several major companies are instructing staff to work from home.
Australia’s Victoria state declared a state of emergency for four weeks effective 12pm local time (9am Singapore time) on Monday (March 16) in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus: Indonesian President Jokowi and ministers to undergo testing after colleague is infected
Indonesian President Joko Widodo said that he and his ministers will be tested for the coronavirus, a day after Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi was confirmed to have been infected.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has called on all Indonesians to practice what epidemiologists call social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Indonesia has tested 21 more people positive for Covid-19 disease on Sunday, adding the total number of people infected by the novel coronavirus to 117 in just two weeks since the country’s first confirmed the first case in its territory.
Translated from Bahasa Indonesia: “Assisting the Government of Indonesia in preventing the spread of the Corona Virus Disease pandemic, ITB canceled activities that invited the masses.”
The coronavirus pandemic is forcing us to ask some very hard questions. But are we ready for the answers?
How do we ration and distribute limited healthcare resources? How many of our personal freedoms are we willing to forgo to contain the pandemic?
Experts say sunlight and heat limit growth and longevity of virus, but observing proper hygiene is more effective.
People have been turning to apps to learn about the disease. Alodokter, for example, recorded two million visits at their main COVID-19 information page
Monash is committed to ensuring affected students are able to start their semester one studies and be up to date by the end of 2020 and able to progress their studies in 2021. Most should be up to date by the end of semester one 2020 and the remainder by end of semester two, 2020. All students should be able to graduate as first intended.
Aiming to increase the public understanding and rectify the circulating information amongst them related to the alleged coronavirus outbreak in Indonesia, Faculty of Public Health Universitas Indonesia (FPH UI) held a public seminar titled “2019-nCoV-Public Health Emergency of International Concern: Increased Alertness”.
Indonesia reported the first possible community transmission of the novel coronavirus disease in the country on Tuesday: a citizen with no link to certain confirmed cases or travel history.
Indonesia is preparing measures similar to those made during the 2008 GFC, including buying back government bonds and halting income tax, to soften the economic impacts of COVID-19.
The news dubbed it #toiletpaperpanic; the empty supermarket shelves explained in careful columns about the totally rational irrational impulse buying in the face of Covid-19…