Asni Ovier, Jakarta – National Covid-19 Task Force Head Doni Monardo confirmed on Saturday he has tested positive for coronavirus following week-long trips to Sulawesi and Kalimantan.
Health & Drugs
January 23, 2021
January 22, 2021
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Indonesia has recorded more coronavirus cases and deaths in the first 22 days of the year than the previous monthly record reported in December, as newly case
January 21, 2021
Indonesia may open up COVID-19 vaccine procurement and distribution to the private sector, President Joko Widodo implied, while the country debates the faults and merits of such a polic
Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has asked the central government to take over the COVID-19 response in Greater Jakarta – which comprises Jakarta and its ne
January 20, 2021
Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – Epidemiologist from the University of Indonesia, Pandu Riono, argued that Covid-19 referral hospitals across Jakarta and its surrounding regions have already colla
The government is set to extend the Enforcement of Restrictions on Public Activities (PPKM) policy, an official said today, as infection rates of COVID-19 in the country's worst affecte
Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – There are 12,638 burials under the Covid-19 health protocol conducted by the Jakarta Administration up to Tuesday, January 19, with 3,836 of those that are confirm
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The actions committed by the Coordinating Minister of Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto by not openly announcing that he had contracted the Covid-19 virus was m
After numerous reported incidents of foreigners in Bali refusing to follow COVID-19 health protocols over the past few months, an official from immigration warned yesterday that visitor
January 19, 2021
Jakarta may soon run out of hospital beds for COVID-19 patients, the provincial government said, as it announced the latest data on medical treatment capacity in the capital.
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Indonesia recorded 308 coronavirus-related deaths on Tuesday to set a new record for the highest number of fatality in a day since the outbreak began and take
Such is Indonesians' love for malls that it was only a matter of time before somebody floated the idea of getting vaccinated against COVID-19 at the shopping center.
Koh Ewe – Flashing a big thumbs-up in a video to his nearly 50 million Instagram followers, Indonesian actor and social media influencer Raffi Ahmad received a COVID-19 jab last week an
Should a top government official make it known to the public if they test positive for COVID-19?
January 18, 2021
Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – Epidemiologist from University of Indonesia (UI), Tri Yunis Miko Wahyono, argues that the large-scale social restriction (PSBB) that has been enacted in the capita
Bayu Marhaenjati, Jakarta – The Indonesian Police have identified at least 15 suspects charged with falsifying Covid-19 test results at the country's biggest airport and taking illegal
Experts and the general public alike have pretty much known all along that Indonesia's official COVID-19 cases count, however worrying it is, does not reflect the even more grim reality
Dina Manafe & Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The Indonesian government repeated the call for all hospitals across the country to increase quota for Covid-19 patients after the total num
January 17, 2021
Jakarta – Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticised the government of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo for its weak health response to Covid-19 which has brought Indonesia to its knees sinc
January 16, 2021
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Indonesia's ongoing surge in newly coronavirus cases reached a new level with an additional 14,224 cases on Saturday to set a new high for the fourth straight
January 15, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin said he was open to the possibility of paid Covid-19 vaccination programs carried out by corporations.
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Indonesia recorded 12,818 coronavirus cases on Friday to set a new high for the third day in a row and take its total to 882,418, according to Health Ministry
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Technology giant Grab requests early access to the Covid-19 vaccine for their driver partners and merchants as part of the prioritized vulnerable populatio
January 14, 2021
Edna Tarigan, Jakarta, Indonesia – Indonesia started vaccinating health workers and public servants for COVID-19 on Thursday, a day after President Joko Widodo received the first shot o
Heru Andriyanto, Dina Manafe, Jakarta – Indonesia began the campaign for mass vaccination against coronavirus on Thursday, a day after President Joko Widodo and a number of prominent pe