February 16, 2021, 01.31 AM

"The armed forces and police are also well-placed to enforce health protocols, because their respective command structures reached to village or neighborhood levels," the former Jakarta governor and mayor of Solo, Central Java asserted.

"Their ability to enforce [the law] in a coordinated manner can help break the Covid-19 chain of transmission and overcome the pandemic." 

Indonesia has started Covid-19 vaccinations on January 13th 2021, with President Joko Widodo as its first recipient.

Medical workers are the first to receive the vaccine in January and February, followed by police and military personnel in March and the general public next April.

The government aims to vaccinate about 70 percent of Indonesia’s population, or 182 million people, within a year to achieve herd immunity against Covid-19.

(Writers: Fitria Chusna Farisa, Dian Erika Nugraheny | Editor : Dani Prabowo)





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