Indonesia real-time news

Scott Morrison suggests Indonesian coronavirus cases higher than reported (source — www.smh.com.au) 14/08/2020 08:53:31

The Australian Prime Minister, who spoke to President Joko Widodo on Thursday evening, says the large gap in detecting cases was the same in Papua New Guinea .

Coronavirus live news: global death toll exceeds 750,000 as world struggles with new rise in cases (source — www.theguardian.com) 13/08/2020 18:19:18

Pandemic has killed three quarters of a million people; workplaces in France are top source of case clusters; Germany case jump shows ‘unsettling trend’; Iraq reports record daily Covid-19 casesNether...

Coronavirus live news: France and Germany report biggest daily rise in cases since May (source — www.theguardian.com) 06/08/2020 12:56:39

France reports nearly 1,700 new infections in 24 hours; Germany tightens testing as new cases go above 1,000; Philippines reports over 3,500 new casesTrump claims Covid-19 will ‘go away’Facebook remov...

Human trials of coronavirus vaccine set to begin in Indonesia (source — www.independent.ie) 06/08/2020 10:38:45

Human trials on a potential coronavirus vaccine are due to start in Indonesia next week as part of a collaboration between state-owned pharmaceutical company Bio Farma and China's Sinovac Biotech Ltd,...

Papua New Guinea's massive Ok Tedi mine closes as Covid cases spread to new areas (source — www.theguardian.com) 06/08/2020 05:17:21

Operation shuts for 14 days as coronavirus infections rise more than ten-fold in three weeksCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCases of Covid-19 in Papua New Guinea have sprea...

Indonesia Covid cases have been vastly underestimated, warn experts (source — www.telegraph.co.uk) 05/08/2020 13:54:46

Why some countries are surging and others slumping in pandemic (source — www.smh.com.au) 05/08/2020 11:31:30

Indonesia and the Philippines have been smashed by the coronavirus, but Thailand and Malaysia are slowly re-opening and Singapore has coped reasonably well. How?

My Immigrant Parents Came To The US For A Better Life. Here's Why I May Want To Leave (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 05/08/2020 08:00:13

More than 40 years ago, my father’s family fled the Vietnam War and came to America. He left behind his younger brother and my grandparents (they would take a separate journey), and settled in a...

Indonesia has ONE MILLION coronavirus infections as experts say truth is 'ten times official figure' (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 05/08/2020 03:26:45

As of Monday evening, Indonesia recorded an official figure of 113,134 coronavirus cases and 5,302 deaths. But leading epidemiologists claim the number is actually one million.

Bali is up and running again for locals - but Australians won't be allowed in for a long time yet  (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 02/08/2020 04:13:03

The famous holiday island opened its doors for Indonesian locals on July 31 to save the tourist-driven economy from complete collapse amid COVID-19 lockdowns.

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death