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Medical association advises three-week PSBB period for JakartaSeptember 11, 2020
“As Jakarta IDI chairman and IDI deputy, I suggest that the PSBB be enacted for three weeks minimum,” Slamet Budiarto said on Thursday as quoted by kompas.com. Slamet said three weeks would cover the virus’ 14-day incubation period and an extra transitional week to completely curb transmission.
Jakarta aims to prevent health care collapseSeptember 11, 2020
"If we don't pull the brake [by reimposing the PSBB] or allocate additional beds, our projection shows that we will run out of isolation beds by Sept. 17 and ICU beds by Sept. 15,” Anies said on Wednesday evening while announcing his decision, which will take effect on Monday. "We have no choice,” he said. “Without strict restrictions, [a collapsed healthcare system] is a disaster waiting to happen.”
News on Jakarta’s retightening PSBB triggers stock market crashSeptember 10, 2020
Indonesian stocks fell 5 percent on Thursday morning following the Jakarta administra-tion’s decision to retighten its restrictions, prompting the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) to halt trading for 30 minutes at 10.36 am as the Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) shed 257.5 points to 4891.88 just two hours after the opening bell.
Jakarta reimposes PSBB, orders people to stay homeSeptember 10, 2020
“We have no choice other than to pull the emergency brake, which is reimposing PSBB,” Anies said during a press briefing. By reimposing the restrictions, the administration will not allow non-essential workplaces to operate and has ordered its workers to work from home. The administration will also not allow public activities to be held.
59 countries bar Indonesians from entering, House urges reassessment of COVID-19 responseSeptember 09, 2020
“The [approach] of these 59 countries [that have barred Indonesians from entering] should serve as an opportunity to introspect our COVID-19 prevention efforts,” said House Commission I member Muhammad Farhan.