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RI’s lab problems persist, testing rate remains below 1%October 23, 2020
The latest World Health Organization situation report on Indonesia highlighted the need for the country to increase its lab capacity to ensure all suspected cases were tested. WHO data showed a widening gap between suspected cases and the number of people tested. The country's COVID-19 positivity rate is also hovering in the teens.
Vaccine procurement yet to begin as November deadline approachesOctober 22, 2020
A government source from Tempo claimed that the Health Ministry, which should have been at the forefront of vaccine procurement, seemed to have passed on the responsibility on to Bio Farma. The source said that vaccine procurement could be done both through the government and independently. “If [procurement] is done through the government, the Health Ministry should have stepped in to help,” the source added.
Nine police personnel resign to join 2020 regional racesOctober 21, 2020
Nine members of the National Police registered as candidates in the upcoming regional elections have resigned from their positions within the force to guarantee the institution's neutrality during the elections, the police have confirmed.
Pandemic checks Jokowi’s ambitionsOctober 21, 2020
One year into his second term, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration has now been sidetracked by COVID-19 and his efforts to realize his campaign promises are being thwarted by his lackluster handling of the pandemic, a setback that has raised doubts about his performance in office.