The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (Covid-19) in Indonesia has exceeded 50 thousand as of Thursday (25/6). Most are in the provinces of DKI Jakarta and East Java.
Based on data from the Covid-19 Task Force, as of Thursday (25/6), confirmed cases of coronavirus in Indonesia reached 50,187, an addition of 1,178 cases from the previous day.
Out of a total of 50,187, 20,449 were declared to have recovered with 2,620 deaths from coronavirus infection.
The most confirmed cases of Covid-19 were in the greater Jakarta region with 10,600. Of these, there have been 608 deaths and 5434 recoveries.
Cases in East Java are also among the highest with 10,545. This includes 764 deaths and 3,236 recoveries from coronavirus infection. Cases resulting in deaths in East Java is the highest in Indonesia.
The province with the lowest recorded confirmed cases of the coronavirus is Aceh with 66 cases. This includes 20 people recoveries and 2 deaths.
West Sulawesi is also among the lowest with 106 confirmed cases, followed by East Nusa Tenggara with 111 cases, Jambi with 114 cases and Bengkulu with 120 cases.
The first case of Covid-19 in Indonesia was in the greater Jakarta area, the government announced on March 2, 2020. At that time, President Joko Widodo and Minister of Health Terawan Agus Putranto delivered the news directly.
Over time, confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Indonesia continue to rise. Countermeasures have been escalated in various regions.
The government has also implemented large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) to reduce the rate of coronavirus transmission. Regions that wish to implement the PSBB can request to the central government.
Most recently, a number of regions have been preparing to implement a “New Normal” policy gradually after imposing restrictions in all sectors.
The “New Normal” has been applied to revitalize the economic sector that has been paralyzed by the pandemic, without ignoring Covid-19 prevention health protocols in place.