Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Confirmed cases of coronavirus in Indonesia have increased by 51,991 in the whole month of July, during which the virus has made a comeback in Jakarta as a b
Health & Drugs
July 31, 2020
Arya Dipa and Suherdjoko, Bandung – Authorities have put the West Java gubernatorial office, Gedung Sate, in Bandung as well as Diponegoro University's (Undip) Law School in Semarang,
July 30, 2020
Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Jakarta has extended its transitional period from large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) for another two weeks starting on Friday after failing to slow down th
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
Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has urged people to "come out of their homes" to boost the economy, warning that there are limits to what state coffers can d
Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – Pharmaceutical companies have seen declines of between 50 to 60 percent in demand for drugs during the COVID-19 pandemic as people avoid visiting med
James Massola and Karuni Rompies – At least 70 doctors and 50 nurses have died from coronavirus in Indonesia, with hundreds more contracting the disease while fighting the pandemic.
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The total death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in Indonesia exceeded 5,000 on Thursday as daily deaths have been climbing in the last four days.
Jakarta – The government seems to have lost its way in dealing with the pandemic.
July 29, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – The Jakarta Legislative Council (DPRD) building was closed for five days starting today, July 29 until August 2, 2020, after a legislator and staffers were found posi
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Daily new cases in Indonesia soared by 2,381 on Wednesday to take the country's total to 104,432, as Jakarta reported its highest daily rise to hit a sad mil
Yustinus Paat & Antara, Jakarta – All five municipalities in Jakarta have been considered as "red zone", the terms for an area where coronavirus is still raging on, the National Co
Jakarta – A lack of awareness in implementing health protocols has led to high COVID-19 transmission among employees in government offices, Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minis
Jakarta – The COVID-19 task force has called on workplaces to implement work-from-home (WFH) policies, following reports of increasing numbers of coronavirus clusters in offices.
Indonesia's COVID-19 task force has identified clusters of the disease in religious facilities in the capital, highlighting the need for better compliance of health protocols at places
Jakarta – Jakarta reported 584 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, its highest one-day spike since the first confirmed cases were detected in the capital in March.
July 28, 2020
Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – The COVID-19 epidemic is expected to put at risk Indonesia's target of eliminating hepatitis B and C by 2030 as it has interrupted screening and early-detect
Jakarta – Amid concerns over Indonesia's ever-growing tally of confirmed coronavirus cases, several regional heads across the archipelago have come forward and announced that they have
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The West Java administration will require all residents to wear face masks starting Monday, with violators of the new policy to be fined as the province steps
Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – The Jakarta city administration has urged private and public offices in the capital to conduct coronavirus tests on their employees after the number of Covid-1
Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – As Indonesia works on restoring its economy, concerns mount over dozens of infection clusters emerging from commercial office spaces that lack ventilation or
Jakarta – National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) Commissioner Choirul Anam says that the government's narrative on lifestyles under the "new normal" has in fact complicated the
July 27, 2020
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Monday instructed the National Covid-19 Task Force to focus on eight provinces he said have contributed 74 percent to
Rizki Fachriansyah and Marguerite Afra Sapiie, Jakarta – Indonesia's official tally of COVID-19 cases has reached 100,303 after the government recorded 1,525 new infections on Monday,
Dian Septiari, Jakarta – Indonesian policymakers are not putting the nation's healthcare eggs in one basket.