Clerics Asked to Help Calm Bangkalan People
Clerics should also help encourage teachers and students to be self-disciplined in adhering health protocols to prevent the Covid-19 transmission in the community, especially their parents.
New Covid-19 cases in Bangkalan, Madura Island, East Java, have continued to increase for almost two weeks since the surge was first detected on Saturday (5/6/2021). Bangkalan has even been categorized as a red zone. The local government has asked clerics to help calm the residents.
New Covid-19 variant B.1.617.2 or Delta also has hit Bangkalan. Two of the three patients infected by the Delta variant at the emergency hospital run by the Kogabwilhan II joint military command in Surabaya came from Bangkalan.