Monash researchers were able to identify recent cases using 25 microlitres of plasma from blood samples.
Many working spaces rely on air-conditioners only. In such settings, the air tends to settle instead of circulating, which increases the risk of transmission.
This PAIR Overview takes a deep dive into South Sulawesi and its people and infrastructure, illustrating the importance of the province to Indonesia’s future.
In the absence of decisive government action, many grassroots communities are stepping up by starting their own initiatives to contain the spread of the virus.
Australia’s national science agency CSIRO will work with Indonesian research partners to strengthen Indonesia’s pandemic preparedness.
As of Monday at least 89 healthcare workers in Indonesia — consisting of 60 doctors, 23 nurses and six dentists — had died because of the virus.
Private hospitals and clinics in Indonesia are charging patients up to $1450 for a coronavirus test, more than three times the monthly minimum wage.
The Indonesian Army Officer Candidate School in West Java has been quarantined and 30 people were initially hospitalised with mild symptoms.
Indonesia has passed yet another toughest week in the Covid-19 outbreak with 11,950 more confirmed cases and 435 deaths.
The rapid test, RI-GHA, was co-developed Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Gadjah Mada University, Airlangga University and Indonesia’s Technology Assessment and Application Agency (BPPT).
Indonesia reported 2,657 new cases on Thursday, a 43 percent increase on its previous single-day record of 1,853 new cases.
A North Jakarta resident recalled how some of her neighbours shut themselves in when COVID-19 swab tests were being administered in June.
Jakarta, which experts said was being hit by a second wave of infections, registered 232 more cases to a total of 12,667.
The bike craze has led to a surge in sales of new and secondhand bikes and an increase in demand for bike repairs.