Informal workers in Greater Jakarta whose daily incomes have declined due to lack of work may go home to their respective villages. If not anticipated, it could further spread the COVID-19.
Having tuberculosis is not the end of the world. People living with the disease in East Sentani district, Jayapura regency, Papua, keep their chins up while taking medication for years to recover.
The Commuter Line, Transjakarta, the MRT Jakarta and the LRT Jakarta are the mainstays of public transportation in the capital – and the convergence point for millions of Jakartans with their various health conditions.
The global trade chain is the most sensitive to the coronavirus pandemic.
Amid social distancing and the suggestion to work from home, the hospital workers indeed have to get into the places that are most prone to coronavirus infections.
Learning from its experience in dealing with SARS in 2003, Singapore already has better protocols in place for dealing with outbreaks of infectious diseases, including Covid-19.
The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) will coordinate the rapid reaction team which, among other things, is tasked with tracing people who may have been in contact with people infected by COVID-1 9.
After two people were confirmed positive for COVID-19, the government moved faster to deal with the disease. A policy for migrants from Iran, Italy and South Korea will be applied.
The Covid-19 outbreak has spread to more than 80 countries in the world, including Indonesia, and it has the potential to affect many public events, including sports events.