Govt Registers 2,473 New Covid-19 Cases, 1,912 Recoveries

Medcom.id Dipublikasikan 09.03, 07/08/2020 • https://www.medcom.id
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Jakarta: The central government's covid-19 task force today registered 2,473 new confirmed covid-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed covid-19 cases in Indonesia to 121,226.

From Thursday noon to Friday noon, the total number confirmed covid-19 recoveries was up by 1,912 to 77,557. Meanwhile, the total number of confirmed covid-19 deaths rose by 72 to 5,593.

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo recently signed Presidential Instruction (Inpres) Number 6 of 2020 on Maintaining Self-Discipline and Law Enforcement of Health Protocols in the Prevention and Control of Covid-19.

Signed on Tuesday, the Instruction aims to ensure legal certainty, strengthen efforts and increase the effectiveness of the prevention and control of covid-19 in all regions in Indonesia.

“The Presidential Instruction shall apply as of the date of its issuance,” the Presidential Instruction reads.

In the Presidential Instruction, the President instructs related government officials to take necessary measures according to their respective duties, functions and authorities in ensuring legal certainty, strengthening efforts and increasing the effectiveness of the prevention and control of covid-19 in all regions in Indonesia.

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