Indonesia's Health Ministry says people shouldn't worry about the security of their personal data now that screening features of the government's PeduliLindungi app have been integrated
Health & Drugs
October 8, 2021
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The UK government recently announced it would recognize Indonesia's proof of Covid-19 vaccination starting next week.
October 6, 2021
Jakarta – Indonesia has reached the 150 million mark in Covid-19 vaccine shots administered, overtaking Japan as the country with the fifth highest number of jabs in a global ranking.
October 5, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Timor-Leste's cabinet ministers are personally spearheading a renewed mass vaccination campaign targeting more than 80 percent of the population in a bid to overco
Antara, Jakarta – The city government of Yogyakarta has said that it is optimistic of reaching its COVID-19 vaccination target on the city's 265th anniversary, which falls on October 7,
October 4, 2021
Jakarta – Indonesia is distributing the recently arrived 453,960 doses of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines to seven provinces in Kalimantan and Sumatra.
October 1, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Covid-19 task force official records as of Thursday suggest that the recipients of complete vaccine doses in the country has grown by 700,367, adding to
September 30, 2021
At least 156 COVID-19 vaccine doses perished after a group of fishermen and fish sellers in Aceh thrashed a jab venue on Tuesday, leading to three arrests thus far.
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Surveys by Change.org Indonesia, Katadata Insight Center (KIC), and KawalCOVID19.id have shown that the majority of the respondents are not in support of the pai
September 29, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – The World Health Organization (WHO), the World Bank, and developed countries have praised Indonesia for its success in curbing COVID-19 cases, Cabinet Secretary Pramon
Jakarta (Bloomberg) – Indonesia is finalising a plan to offer free Covid-19 vaccine boosters to more than 114 million people in anticipation of an "inevitable" third wave of coronavirus
September 28, 2021
Essential features in the government's PeduliLindungi app will soon be available within other major Indonesian apps, as the government seeks to expand digital screening and tracing cove
Jakarta – Indonesia is ramping up its efforts to get its senior citizens vaccinated against Covid-19 to prevent a surge in cases that are now taking place in neighboring countries.
September 27, 2021
M.A Murtadho, Jakarta – The Strategic Policy Institute Foundation (LEKAS) on Sunday warned that the annual growth of HIV/AIDS cases in the West Javan city of Bogor can potentially becom
September 26, 2021
Chairul Fikri, Jakarta – A court in Tangerang, Banten has found seven Indian nationals guilty of resisting Covid-19 quarantine requirement in Indonesia and handed them a five-month susp
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Indonesia recorded the lowest daily Covid-19 death toll in half a year and the smallest daily tally of new cases in more than a year on Sunday.
Jakarta (Bloomberg) – A shortage of healthcare workers and logistical flaws are hampering Indonesia's efforts to inoculate its people against Covid-19, leaving the world's largest archi
September 24, 2021
Friski Riana, Jakarta – The Indonesian Epidemiologists Association (PAEI) of Papua revealed a number of challenges faced in mitigating Covid-19 situations in Papua from various aspects.
Antara, Jakarta – An epidemiologist with the Griffith University of Australia, Dicky Budiman, reminded the public about the Covid-19 third wave threat.
Shotaro Tani, Jakarta – Indonesia has shed its undesirable tag as Southeast Asia's COVID-19 epicenter, and now has the least daily infections per capita in the region.
Antara, Jakarta – An epidemiologist from the University of Indonesia's School of Public Health (FKM UI), Iwan Ariawan, opined that the long year-end holiday has the potential to increas
Sastra Wijaya – Only weeks after the peak of Indonesia's second COVID-19 wave in July, Jakarta couple Rahmadian Satari and Myrna Kirana were winging their way to Bali for a holiday.
Maria Fatima Bona, Jakarta – The Indonesian government is ramping up mass vaccination against Covid-19, targeting at least 70 percent of the population partially vaccinated before the e
September 23, 2021
At dawn, they would call out the names of the dead. Hendro Utomo, 53, would listen as the loudspeakers from the local mosque announced who had died the day before.
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – People who refuse to be vaccinated against Covid-19 are sinners for endangering other people, according to an Indonesian archbishop who has been infected with the