Daily Archives: July 5, 2020

Jakarta records 12,039 confirmed COVID-19 cases

Jakarta Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta added 215 fresh COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 12,039 so far. The metropolitan city also added 268 recoveries and two deaths on Saturday, bringing the total numbers of people recovering to 7,377, and those succumbing to die to 650. “Meanwhile, the number of

Home Minister hopes 50 percent turnout in December local elections

Jakarta Minister of Home Affairs Tito Karnavian has expressed his hope that the voter turnout in simultaneous regional head elections (Pilkada), scheduled to be held late this year, will reach at least 50 percent. “The target of voter turnout that we expect is above 50 percent. If possible higher than that, it will be better,”

Most hotels, restaurants in Mukomuko reopen

Mukomuko, Bengkulu Most hotels and restaurants in Mukomuko District, Bengkulu Province, have begun operating since several weeks ago, following temporarily closing for several months owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Now the condition in this area is back to normal a little bit, and most hotels and restaurants have begun operating again. They also begin to

A scientist backs innovation of eucalyptus-based COVID-19 treatment

  Jakarta The Ministry of Agriculture’s efforts to develop an eucalyptus-based COVID-19 treatment have won support from a scientist of Gadjah Mada University’s (UGM’s) Faculty of Pharmacy as the government is striving to flatten the COVID-19 curve in Indonesia. The UGM researcher, Prof. Dr. Zullies Ikawati, was quoted by the ministry’s research and development division

Puri Raharja hospital’s president director dies of COVID-19 in Bali

Denpasar Dr. I Nyoman Sutedja MPH, president director of Puri Raharja Hospital, died of COVID-19 at the University of Udayana’s hospital (PTN Unud) in Bali Province on Saturday night. “That’s right. He was treated at Unud PTN Hospital, after being first hospitalized at Wangaya Hospital, He had tested positive for COVID-19,” Director of the Udayana University