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Another guideline offered amid surging Covid-19 cases in Indonesia is to ensure the capacity of ICU and isolation rooms at hospitals based in the two locations are sufficient for the care of Covid-19 patients.
The fourth piece of advice, specifically for Bali, is to have the regional government increase its isolation centers, especially in Tabanan.
“If the number of hotels is insufficient, then move it elsewhere. What is important is to separate the infected patient from their families that are still healthy.”
Luhut pointed out Jakarta’s Wisma Atlet building that is being used as isolation centers for Covid-19 patients in the capital city during which has operated smoothly.
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The final recommendation offered by the minister is to have all stakeholders reevaluate the execution of the upcoming 2020 Regional Elections and the results of the long holidays from October that has contributed to surging Covid-19 cases in Indonesia as well as related deaths.
The findings of these two incidents should play a role in determining policies that will be enforced for the year-end holidays.
(Writer: Dian Erika Nugraheny | Editor: Diamanty Meiliana)
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