KOMPAS.com – Indonesia has adjusted entry restrictions for foreigners who plan to enter the country by air amid the implementation of partial lockdown to stem the Covid-19 transmission. The new entry requirements take effect on September 17.
The number of the Covid-19 new cases reported has continued to decline in the Southeast Asia country after it experienced a surge in the coronavirus cases due to the more virulent Delta variant in July.
As of September 19, Indonesia recorded a total of 60,969 active cases, compared to 542,938 active cases on July 19. To date, Indonesia reported 4,190,763 confirmed cases after the first two cases were announced in March 2020.
With the developing situation in the country, the government issued the new Covid-19 entry rules for foreign travelers based on several regulations issued by relevant ministries, such as home affairs, transportation, law and human rights as well as the national Covid-19 task force.
Covid-19 entry rules for foreign travelers by air
Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Banten on the outskirts of Jakarta.
Sam Ratulangi Airport in Manado, North Sulawesi.
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Foreigners who can enter Indonesia are as follows: