June 14, 2020, 10.48 AM

Another important aspect includes good health care services. This covers the availability of hospital beds for COVID-19 patients, personal protective equipment for healthcare workers, and ventilators.

The readiness to implement new normal is when the number of confirmed cases declined to 50 percent in two consecutive weeks, he added.

Also read: Indonesia Coronavirus Cases Break Three Records in One Week

With a different situation in each region, people are debating whether or not Indonesia is ready to enter a new normal.

An Epidemiologist from the University of Indonesia Pandu Riono stressed the need for strict intervention in the regulations at all sectors during new normal. This should also cover restrictions imposed in public facilities.

“Therefore, there is a need for self-awareness to obey the rules issued by the relevant authorities,” Pandu said.

Perhaps, the least what the Indonesians can do now is to be more disciplined in complying with health protocols during the new normal as life has to move forward.

Source: Kompas.com

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