Indonesia Covid-19 Cases Hit New High, Jakarta Tops 50,000

Southeast Asia’s biggest country now has more than 51,000 active cases of coronavirus in all 34 provinces.

10 September 2020 | 08:22 PM


Jakarta Sees Record Burial Numbers in a Decade

There were 152 burials per day in August, almost double the month's historical average in the last decade of 82 funerals per day.

10 September 2020 | 05:17 AM


Jakarta Reimposes Restrictions as Covid-19 Begins Overwhelming Health System

Governor Anies said hospital capacity will reach the limit next week unless restrictions are brought back to the capital.

09 September 2020 | 11:59 PM


Indonesia Adds 3,300 Covid-19 Cases, Bali Sees 100 Pct Rise in Weekly Total

The daily caseload has reached a new level since the beginning of the month, averaging more than 3,000.

09 September 2020 | 07:54 PM


No Bargaining in Health Protocols for Regional Election: Jokowi

The president asserted that health protocols should not be taken lightly during the regional election processes.

08 September 2020 | 08:23 PM


Indonesia Passes 200,000 Coronavirus Cases

It took 147 days for the country to top 100,000 cases and only 43 days to hit the sad milestone of 200,000.

08 September 2020 | 06:48 PM


Indonesia Allocates $2.8b for Covid-19 Vaccine

President Joko Widodo has earlier signed a decree on the establishment of the national vaccine development team.

08 September 2020 | 03:02 AM


Jakarta Adds another 1,000 Covid-19 Cases, West Java Joins Top Four

The first week of the month showed how Bali, East Kalimantan and possibly Riau began to emerge as new hotspots.

07 September 2020 | 11:59 PM


At Least 37 Regional Leader Candidates Test Positive for Covid-19

The upcoming election will elect nine governors, 37 mayors and 224 district heads. 

07 September 2020 | 12:51 PM


Indonesia Covid-19 Death Toll Passes 8,000

East Kalimantan became the ninth province to pass 5,000 cases, almost a tenfold increase from a total of 525 cases it had on July 1.

06 September 2020 | 07:53 PM