Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The Indonesian capital saw another record in the daily number of coronavirus infection on Saturday, with 686 new cases to bring the total number of confirmed
Health & Drugs
August 8, 2020
Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – Local religious figures should play a larger role in educating people about COVID-19 health protocols, an official from Muhammadiyah, the country's second
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has appointed Army chief of staff Gen.
August 7, 2020
Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – Jakarta reported 658 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the highest one-day spike since the first infections were recorded in March, bringing the total number
Robertus Wardi, Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Indonesia reported the second highest daily rise or coronavirus cases on Friday, with Jakarta hitting its new high since the outbreak to surp
Arya Dipa, Bandung – Indonesian scientists are set to start the phase III clinical trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine developed by China-based biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Bio
August 6, 2020
Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – The possible development of a vaccine has brought as much hope to Indonesia as it has to any other country battered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has ordered the nationwide enforcement of COVID-19 protocols, making violations subject to legal sanctions throughout the c
Friski Riana, Jakarta – University of Indonesia epidemiologist, Pandu Riono, reacted to President Jokowi's instruction for stricter field-application of COVID-19 health protocols and a
Antara, Jakarta – A civil servant in the Central Java district of Banyumas was sentenced to 3.5 months in prison on Thursday for provoking villagers to reject the burial of a deceased
Taufiq Siddiq, Jakarta – Head of the Jakarta Health Agency Widyastuti said that the city could not work alone in containing the COVID-19 pandemic despite its recent increase in the cap
August 5, 2020
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – East Java has reported the highest number of coronavirus cases for the third day in a row on Wednesday, while confirmed cases in Central Java passed the 10,0
Taufiq Siddiq, Jakarta – Jakarta Health Agency reported that the COVID-19 positivity rate in the capital city has again increased.
Jakarta – Indonesia continues to record a high COVID-19 death rate, with the rate being higher than the global average, an official has reported.
Jakarta – The Jakarta administration has collected billions of rupiah in fines from violators of the capital's large-scale social restrictions (PSBB), amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – The Jakarta Manpower and Transmigration Office has temporarily shut down 26 offices over the past week.
August 4, 2020
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Indonesian singer/songwriter and YouTuber Erdian Aji Prihartanto, popularly known as Anji, has sparked controversy after his interview with Hadi Pranoto, who c
James Massola – Indonesia is likely to have hit one million cases of coronavirus already – nearly 10 times its official number – two of the country's leading epidemiologists say.
Antara, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) ordered to conduct a two-week "wear face mask" campaign on a massive scale throughout Indonesia to curtail the spread of the coronaviru
August 3, 2020
Dina Fitri Anisa, Jakarta – At least 72 doctors have died from Covid-19 in the five months the health workers battling with the increasing number of cases in the country, putting Indon
August 2, 2020
Jakarta – At least 72 doctors across the country have died from COVID-19, the Indonesian Medical Association (IDI) said on Saturday.
Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – The Jakarta administration is amassing a significant amount of money from city residents who seem not to care about flouting COVID-19 health protocols, as the
Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – Medical workers in Jakarta are concerned about the increasing bed occupancy rates in the city's hospitals and the increasing number of COVID-19 cases, with t
August 1, 2020
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Central Java surpassed South Sulawesi to join the top three provinces with the most cases of coronavirus on Saturday, while Jakarta is closing in on East Jav