Category: Health

Police targets vaccinating 20,000 Jakartans as cases escalate

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Jakarta metropolitan police set a target of vaccinating 20 thousand residents on Monday to tackle a new wave of infections in the capital city following the recent Eid al-Fitr holiday season. The mass vaccination drives took place in 100 venues, including the Sasana Pakarti meeting hall

Jakarta readies 2,500 beds at Nagrak apartments for COVID patients

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Jakarta provincial government has prepared 2,500 beds at the Nagrak low-cost apartments in Cilincing neighborhood of North Jakarta for COVID-19 patients. The Nagrak apartments will only be used if the Wisma Atlet Kemayoran emergency hospital continues to receive new COVID-19 patients, Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan informed

Indonesia adds 8,189 COVID-19 cases, 6,143 recoveries

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia’s coronavirus case count rose by 8,189 on Monday, taking the total tally to 1,919,547, according to the COVID-19 Handling Task Force. Jakarta recorded the highest single-day infections at 2,722, followed by West Java (1,532) and Central Java (1,400), it said. Only West Kalimantan and Gorontalo reported

Govt extends micro-scale restrictions till June 28

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian government has decided to extend micro-scale public activity restrictions (PPKM) by two more weeks, starting Tuesday (June 15, 2021). Several activities will be adjusted as per the PPKM policy this time, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Airlangga Hartarto, informed at an online press conference originating