Like everywhere in the world these days, also the Indonesian government has two main goals: one, to stop the virus from spreading. Second, to manage the health care system and underlying logistics to cope with the current situation.
On 18 January, the Vice President launched the National Convalescent Plasma Donor Movement, as an effort to increase the recovery rate and reduce the mortality rate in COVID-19 patients with severe and critical conditions.
Bali, the resort island popular with backpackers, was always seen as a fertile ground for the coronavirus as millions of foreign tourists flock to its beaches. But it is today being touted as a model by Indonesian authorities in tackling the pandemic...
The Indonesian resort island of Bali, which received half a million international tourists a month until visas on arrival were halted on March 20, is now the site of a medical mystery that has beguiled many: There are no visible signs of a widespread coronavirus pandemic here