Airlangga names active cases of Covid-19 lower in Indonesia than in India

KOMPAS.com – Chairman of the Covid-19 Handling and National Economic Recovery (KPC-PEN) and the Coordinating Minister for Economics (Coordinating Minister for Economics) Airlangga Hartarto There are 16,697 displays active case of Covid-19 in Indonesia until October 19, 2021.

“This number is lower than India, the United States (US), Brazil, Germany, France and the UK,” Airlangga said from a press release on the official website of the coordinating Ministry of Economy (Kemenko Ekonomi). Thursday (October 21, 2021).

He also reported that the total dose of the Covid-19 vaccine injected into the community by October 19, 2021 had reached 174 million doses.

With this number, Indonesia is the country with the fifth highest number of Covid-19 vaccinations in the world.

Also read: Indonesia’s Covid-19 vaccination ranked 5th in the world, transparent 100 million people

“As a step towards restoring public confidence in the conduct of economic activities, the government is committed to further expediting the vaccination process,” said Airlangga.

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One of the efforts to speed up Covid-19 vaccination is to work with the private sector as part of the mutual cooperation vaccination program.

He hopes that 80 percent of Indonesians will be vaccinated with the first dose by the end of 2021.

The second dose of the vaccine should be completed in the first quarter of 2022.

Also read: UPDATE October 20: 109,796,866 residents were injected with the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine

For the record, even though they have been vaccinated, it is recommended that the public remain disciplined in performing health protocols (Prokes) wherever they go.

Processes to be performed include wearing masks, washing hands with soap, or cleaning hands with soap Hand sanitizer, Keep your distance, keep your distance and avoid crowds, as well as avoid eating together (6M).

On the same occasion, Airlangga said the recovery rate of Covid-19 patients in Indonesia had reached 96.2 percent.

“That number is higher than the global cure rate of 90.6 percent,” he said.

Also read: UPDATE October 20: Added 7 Covid-19 cases in Tangerang City, 43 patients treated

Meanwhile the number is Positivity rate Indonesia is currently below 0.5 percent with Reproduction rate under 1 percent.

In terms of economic recovery, Airlangga said it will continue next year.

“Especially for the health and social protection sectors,” he said.

This article was previously titled “Airlangga: Recovery from Covid-19 in Indonesia 96.2 percent, higher than worldwide”.

Writer: Dian Erika Nugraheny | Editor: Icha Rastika

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