Daily Archives: May 16, 2020

Indonesia reports 529 new coronavirus cases, 13 new deaths

  Indonesia reported 529 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, taking the total number of cases to 17,025, Trend reports with reference to Reuters. Indonesia also reported 13 new deaths, taking the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 1,089, health ministry official Achmad Yurianto told an online news conference. The Southeast Asian country has tested 135,726 people, Yurianto said.

North Kalimantan: Five Jamaah Tabligh members recover from COVID-19

Nunukan, N Kalimantan Five members of the Jamaah Tabligh congregation who were diagnosed with COVID-19, have been discharged from Nunukan District’s Public Hospital in North Kalimantan Province after making a fully recovery, a government official said. They participated in a congregation of the Ijtima Jamaah Tabligh at the Asia Conference, held in Gowa District, South

Tourism industry to apply health protocol in “new normal” era

Jakarta Indonesia’s Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Wishnutama Kusubandio has urged the tourism industry to implement health protocol during the post-pandemic “new normal” era. Kusubandio noted in a statement here on Saturday that the ministry had worked in coordination with related ministries and stakeholders to prepare protocols applicable in the sector in the post-pandemic era.

Houses covered in mud as flash flood hits Poi Village

  Sigi, Central Sulawesi Tens of houses in Poi Village, Sigi District, Central Sulawesi, were left covered in mud after a flash flood struck the village on late Friday. Head of South Dolo Sub-district Jalil stated here on Saturday that the flash flood hit the village at 9 p.m. local time on Friday (May 15).

Indonesian Embassy in Slovakia distributes relief aid to Indonesians

Jakarta The Indonesian Embassy in Bratislava handed out the second phase of relief packages to Indonesians reeling from the impact of the new coronavirus pandemic in Slovakia. The relief packages, comprising rice, instant noodles, sugar, cooking oil, egg, canned food, and masks, were handed out to 15 Indonesians constituting 12 migrant workers and three students