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Indonesia to consult with WHO on COVID-19 Pandemic Status
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, also known as Jokowi, has instructed Minister of Health Budi Gunadi Sadikin to consult with WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus regarding the status  ... Read More
05 Oct 2022
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Government erases COVID-19 test requirement for domestic travel 
The Indonesian government has moved to abolish negative Antigen or RT-PCR COVID-19 test results for Indonesians and foreign citizens travelling domestically within the country.    ... Read More
29 Aug 2022
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Government makes booster shot mandatory for travel, indoor public activities
The Indonesian government is making booster shots mandatory for domestic and international travel, as well as  ... Read More
13 Jul 2022
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Lockdown level raised in Jakarta, booster shots to be made mandatory for travel
Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta, as well as its greater areas of Bogor, Tangerang, Bekasi and Depok, alongside the touristic island of Bali, would see its lockdown level, locally known as PPKM  ... Read More
06 Jul 2022
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Government walks back on lockdown decision, puts capital back at level 1
The Indonesian government has reversed its decision to increase the lockdown level, locally known as PPKM, of the country’s capital city of Jakarta,  ... Read More
06 Jul 2022
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Health Ministry predicts BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron to peak at 25,000 cases
COVID-19 infection in Indonesia is rising following the detection of the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariant of the coronavirus. Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin predicts that the peak infection rate of the  ... Read More
17 Jun 2022
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Government Erases Insurance Requirement for International Travelers
The Indonesian government has issued an Amendment to COVID-19 Task Force Circular No. 19/2022 on Health Protocols for International Travel  ... Read More
10 Jun 2022
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BPS: Public mobility rises significantly in May 2022
Public mobility continues to rise in public spaces as of May 2022. According to data from the Central Statistics Agency (BPS), the rise in mobility is apparent in grocery shops and retail and ...  ... Read More
02 Jun 2022
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Indonesia to drop outdoor mask mandate as COVID infections drop
Indonesia will drop requirements for people to mask up  ... Read More
18 May 2022
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Indonesia seeks to revive tourism industry for the post pandemic-era
With the COVID-19 pandemic showing signs of abating, Indonesia is seeking to revive its tourism industry - among which is by offering foreign investors projects worth up to US$1.5 billion.  ... Read More
31 Mar 2022
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