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PCR Price Reduction has yet to Accelerate COVID-19 Testing
Many residents, some with COVID-19 symptoms, have asked for PCR tests at puskesmas but have not received responses, as reported in Sukabumi and Bandung, West Java, on June 19.
Covid-19 Spreads to Small Islands, Remote Areas
Lakor is a small island in the Wallacea archipelagic zone and is inhabited by around 3,000 people. Reaching the island requires taking a charter flight from Ambon or a four-day journey by boat.
Rampant Counterfeiting of PCR Results
Fake letters have been found in a number of other regions in Indonesia.
Virus Transmissions Increase While Treatment Remains Limited
This concerning situation makes curbing virus transmissions even more difficult. Many new positive cases and deaths go unrecorded.
Hoaxes Aggravate Human Lives
Hoaxes now appear as dangerous as COVID-19 itself. The government and the public need to work hand in hand to prevent the spread of public misconceptions that could otherwise leave us wailing with regret later.
15 Minutes of Luxury During Quarantine
All journalists who just arrived in Japan will continue to be monitored for their health in the first 14 days from arrival.
Breaking 100,000 Active Cases, Jakarta Prepares Emergency Scenarios
The Jakarta administration has asked the public to continue strictly implementing and obeying health protocols. Based on observations in the field, violations were still found.
Regional COVID-19 Budget Spending Minimal
In Yogyakarta, the local government has allocated Rp 435 billion for the COVID-19 response. However, as of June 2021, only about 20 percent had been spent.
Weak Protocols, Hundreds of Students Test Positive for Covid-19
Most of the infected students are self-isolating in school dormitories.
An Evaluation of the Covid-19 Situation
Covid-19 has been with us for over a year, since the first report on 31 Dec. 2019 from Wuhan, China.