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Indonesia Staggers Amid Covid-19 Crisis

The PPKM Darurat policy was imposed in a number of regions partly because of the near collapse of local health facilities. The addition of treatment rooms seems to racing against the climbing number of cases.

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President Joko Widodo together with the Minister of Religion Yaqut Cholil Qoumas on Friday (9/7/2021) visited the Hajj Dormitory in Pondok Gede, East Jakarta which will be operated as a hospital for the treatment of Covid-19.

All resources in the country have been mobilized to overcome the surge in Covid-19 cases, including the crucial addition of health facilities in order to prevent more deaths.

JAKARTA, KOMPAS — Following the imposition of the emergency public activity restrictions (PPKM Darurat) on the islands of Java and Bali, the government has decided to expand the same measures to regions outside Java and Bali, with 15 regencies and municipalities to follow suit from 12 to 20 July.