Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia on Saturday welcomed a fresh shipment of around 1.3 million doses of Astrazeneca's Covid-19 vaccine, acquired via the global procurement scheme C
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May 8, 2021
May 7, 2021
Jakarta – A new analysis from the University of Washington's Institute of Health Metric and Evaluations, or IHME, has suggested that the total number of Covid-19 deaths in Indonesia, as
Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – The Jakarta provincial government is still recording new cases of Covid-19. As of Thursday, May 6, it logged 905 confirmed cases over the last 24 hours.
Iman Rahman Cahyadi, Jakarta – More than 8.4 million Indonesian citizens have received two doses of Covid-19 vaccine as of Friday, government figures show, but the number represents a t
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Timor-Leste has ordered all its citizens to comply and be tested on demand for Covid-19 or be forced into quarantine if they refuse.
May 6, 2021
Health authorities in Banten province say they have detected two dangerous mutations of the coronavirus in three patients from the Greater Tangerang Area so far, raising alarm for a pos
Jakarta has begun administering COVID-19 shots to people aged 18 and above, becoming one of the first provinces in the country to target the general public in its mass vaccination drive
May 5, 2021
Chris Barrett, Singapore – Health experts are urging the Morrison government to accelerate its delivery of doses to East Timor amid a deepening crisis there that has led China's vaccine
Max Walden – The Indonesian government has vowed "strict punishment" for several staff members of a state-owned pharmaceutical company accused of reusing cotton swabs for COVID-19 tests
A man who achieved viral infamy for his vehemently anti-mask stance has been made an ambassador to promote health protocols, since Indonesian authorities love to punish people that way
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – The National Covid-19 task force on Tuesday recorded an increase in people's mobility especially in shopping centers amid a stricter restriction to curb Covid-19
May 4, 2021
New policies are now being enforced at Central Jakarta's market district of Tanah Abang, following massive crowds at the popular textile market and nearby train station over the weekend
Indonesia is seeing drastic COVID-19 case surges in seven provinces – all of which are major mudik Eid exodus destinations – in the lead up to the Islamic holiday which falls on May 12-
Why mask up when prayer can shield you from the coronavirus?
May 3, 2021
Emma Connors, Singapore/Jakarta – Public health experts believe Indonesia is dangerously exposed to a steep rise in COVID-19 infections as a religious celebration looms and scams reveal
Stanley Widianto – Indonesia has recorded its first cases of a highly infectious COVID-19 variant first detected in India, the health minister said on Monday, as authorities implored pe
Jakarta – Yogyakarta has administered the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to more than 55 percent of its targeted recipients, helping the province to avoid spiking fatalities in the
May 1, 2021
Jakarta – The number of deaths from Covid-19 in India has soared following a religious celebration. Unfortunate result of populist decisions taken based on electoral interest.
April 30, 2021
Maria Fatima Bona, Jakarta – Indonesia has received the equivalent of more than 10 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine in the last four days, including the first ever arrival of vaccine d
Jakarta – Food and Drug Supervisory Agency, or BPOM, has greenlighted the Covid-19 vaccine produced by Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinopharm for emergency use in Indonesia, in a move
A month after being hit with devastating floods, Timor-Leste is struggling to cope amid a Covid-19 outbreak.
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Indonesia received the tenth batch delivery of COVID-19 vaccines at the Soekarno-Hatta Airport at 13:00 local time today, April 30.
Foreign travelers headed for Bali were able to skirt around Indonesia's COVID-19 restrictions upon arrival, a number of social media posts showed this week, triggering a fresh wave of c
Police estimate that at least 9,000 people have been swabbed with reused antigen rapid test kits at North Sumatra's Kualanamu Airport, in the latest development to the arrest of five la