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February 10, 2021, 06.28 AM

Jakarta has seen 3,437 new Covid-19 cases over on February 9 to bring up the total number of 300,406. The coronavirus also killed 4,681 Jakartans.

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https://megapolitan.kompas.com/read/2021/02/09/18573291/gubernur-anies-imbau-warga-jakarta-tidak-bepergian-di-long-weekend-pekan?page=all#page2

Military and Police Intelligence Needed to Combat Covid-19

Minister of Health Budi Gunadi Sadikin has maintained that the military and police’s aid and expertise are indispensable in combating Covid-19 throughout Indonesia,

Speaking at a review of military vaccinators and tracers on Tuesday, February 9, the minister said the military and police’s strategic and intelligence capabilities enable them to “track and trace potential Covid-19 carriers.”

“While military intelligence is proficient at tracking their target or wiretapping their phone can be transferred to tracking potential cases with test kits, and to eradicate the coronavirus in an area. Most of all, the military and police have the reach to villages and neighborhoods in cities.”

The military and police have been on the front line of efforts to combat Covid-19, since the pandemic was found in Indonesia on March 2. They are expected to be jabbed with the Covid-19 vaccine next March, after health workers. 

Source:

https://nasional.kompas.com/read/2021/02/09/20234841/perang-lawan-covid-19-menkes-diperlukan-kemampuan-intelijen-tni-dan-polri

 

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