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Indonesian Minister of Labor: Maintain Health Protocols in the Office

April 29, 2021, 06.30 AM

JAKARTA, – Indonesian Minister of Labor Ida Fauziyah has urged companies to comply with health protocols in their offices, as the number of Covid-19 cases from office clusters are rising once again.

“We urge private and state-owned companies to abide by health protocols in their work places to reduce the chances of Covid-19 transmission,” she said in a press release on Wednesday.

“Once awareness for this need is heightened, it will increase the productivity of the company and its employees. This in turn will stimulate the country’s economic growth.”

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Ida added that the ministry already has policies in place to reduce Covid-19 transmission in the workplace, and are continuing to raise awareness of health protocols in industrial zones, malls and hotels, as well as other economic centers.

Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan reiterated Ida’s stance on health protocols. “I urge office workers not to take their face masks off in their workplace. There is no room to let one’s guard down by taking off the mask,” said the Gerindra party politician, who also had his bout with Covid-290 at the end of last year.

“The holy Muslim month of Ramadan helped curb the number of cases in the office than at any other time of year, due to the lack of lunches for Muslim employees. Most of all, we have to maintain health protocols, because when we let down our guard the number of Covid-19 cases will surge.”

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Anies added that the Jakarta provincial administration would continue to ensure that office capacities remain at 50 percent.

The administration noted that the number of Covid-19 cases has risen from 157 between April 5 to April 11 in 78 offices, to 425 cases in 177 offices between April 12 to April 18.

(Writers: Kiki Safitri, Singgih Wiryono | Editor: Ambaranie Nadia Kemala Movanita, Jessi Carina)


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