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Indonesia extends Covid-19 control measures for another week | RYT9

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The Indonesian government has announced an extension of the enforcement of emergency measures to limit community-level activities (PPKM) for another week on the islands of Java and Bali. including other provinces outside these 2 islands

Xinhua news agency reported that Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced the decision. during a press conference on Monday (Aug 23)

President Widodo said Some regions on Java and Bali including Jakarta, Bandung City (West Java), Surabaya City. (East Java) PPKM measures can be reduced from level 4 to level 3.

Indonesia has implemented four levels of travel restrictions on Java and Bali in the past five weeks. After the number of people infected with COVID-19 was found increased from the end of June-July due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. A delta species that can spread rapidly.

Since last week The government began to relax activities. in many big cities as well as public places such as shopping malls And restaurants in the area under PPKM level 4 are allowed to reopen. by limiting the number of users and other conditions

In addition, regional schools that implement PPKM Levels 1, 2 and 3 are allowed to offer face-to-face tuition.

President Widodo urged people to remain vigilant. and ensuring that The government is working hard to implement appropriate policies to mitigate the pandemic.


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