Infant in Bogor Becomes Indonesia's Youngest Covid-19 Patient

It was not immediately known how the baby contracted the disease.

#HEALTH

Jakarta Bans Gathering of More Than Five People Starting Friday

The capital will follow stricter pandemic restrictions to avoid becoming a breeding ground for Covid-19.

APRIL 08 #POLICY

Minister Encourages Indonesians to Install Covid-19 Surveillance App

The Peduli Lindungi app, developed by state-owned telco Telekomunikasi Indonesia, has been installed by 358,000 users.

APRIL 08 #TECH

West Java Governor Asks for Jakarta-Style Large-Scale Social Restriction

Ridwan Kamil wants the large-scale social restriction to be extended to Greater Jakarta, which includes three cities in West Java.

APRIL 08 #POLICY

PSI Welcomes New Deputy Governor Despite Abstention

Six out of eight PSI councilors were denied entry during the election after they insisted on live video streaming.

APRIL 08 #POLITICS

Jakarta to Limit Private Vehicles on the Road as City Imposes Large-Scale Social Restriction

The city administration can impose the restriction for 14 days and extend it if necessary.

APRIL 07 #HEALTH

This Is How Local Quarantine Should Be Done

Village wardens in Hitu Lama and Hitu Messing take matters into their own hand to isolate residents returning from coronavirus-hit cities.

APRIL 07 #HEALTH

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Drive-Through Rapid Testing for Covid-19 in Bogor

The Bogor city administration conducted the test at Pajajaran Stadium on Tuesday.

#EYEWITNESS

Drive-Through Rapid Testing for Covid-19 in Bogor

The Bogor city administration conducted the test at Pajajaran Stadium on Tuesday.

April 08 #EYEWITNESS

Research and Technology Ministry Consortium to Produce Covid-19 Test Kit and Ventilator

The consortium plans to produce 100,000 rapid diagnostic test kits within one or two months.

APRIL 07 #HEALTH

Indonesia Reports Another Record Daily Spike of 218 Covid-19 Cases

The country now has a total of 2,491 cases with 2019 deaths.

APRIL 06 #HEALTH

Syarifuddin Elected as Chief Justice

The Supreme Court is Indonesia's highest court with the final say on nearly all criminal and civil cases put on trial.

APRIL 06 #POLITICS

Jakarta Finally Has Deputy Governor After 20 Months

Riza Patria earned a landlside victory over Social Justice Party (PKS) candidate Nurmansjah Lubis.

APRIL 06 #POLITICS

Hundreds of Thousands Jakarta Workers Laid Off During Pandemic

More than 150,000 workers have been laid off or put on unpaid forced leave since the pandemic began.

APRIL 06 #ECONOMY

Indonesia Reports Highest Single-Day Rise in Covid-19 Cases

With little signs for the curve to flatten, the government said wearing face mask is now mandatory for all Indonesians.

APRIL 05 #HEALTH

Deputy Attorney General Dies in Car Accident

Police said a passenger in the car survived the accident and was taken to the hospital in critical conditions.

APRIL 04 #PEOPLE

Indonesia's Covid-19 Cases Hit 2,000 with 191 Deaths

The government said recent tests have resulted in many positive cases involving asymptomatic persons.

APRIL 04 #HEALTH

Rights Activists Slam Corporate-Friendly Regulation on Pandemic Mitigation

The government regulation in lieu of law practically gives impunity to government institutions tasked with implementing it.

APRIL 04 #POLICY

Renowned Preacher Calls for Empathy Following Protests Against Covid-19 Victim Burial

Several names have urged for public to erase any stigma and prejudices on Covid-19 victims.

APRIL 04 #HEALTH

Total War on Coronavirus

Thanks to alleged underreporting, the actual number of Covid-19 cases in Indonesia might have reached hundreds of thousands by now.

APRIL 03 #HEALTH

Regions Plea for More Tests as Indonesia's Covid-19 Death Toll Climbs to Third-Highest in Asia

Indonesia has only conducted 7 PCR tests for every million of its population. Malaysia, in comparison, did 422 and South Korea 6,148.

APRIL 03 #HEALTH

Customs Office Simplifies Import Requirements for Medical Equipment

The Directorate General of Customs and Excise has simplified requirements to import medical equipment during the coronavirus epidemic.

APRIL 03 #POLICY