June 13, 2020, 11.52 PM

This eases the burden on the country’s fragmented healthcare sector whilst preventing it from reaching overcapacity.

More recently, the government has moved ahead in increasing Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) testing capacity which aids in different aspects.

It also developed its own antigen and antibody rapid test helping to support surveillance and case mapping of the novel virus’ spread.

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Drug trials of a possible vaccine developed by the Indonesian State Intelligence Agency (BIN), Airlangga University, and the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) are being conducted.

The drug combination was founded by Airlangga University and will be distributed to hospitals if the drug trials prove successful. (Writer: Dandy Bayu Bramasta | Editor: Inggried Dwi Wedhaswary) 

Source: https://www.kompas.com/tren/read/2020/06/13/150200565/100-hari-virus-corona-di-indonesia-kabar-baik-dan-catatan-penanganan-covid

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