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Indonesian capital to ease coronavirus restrictions

09.08.2021 74 просмотров

It is planned to resume the work of shopping centers, cafes, restaurants, which have been closed since July 4.


Indonesian authorities plan to lift some socio-economic restrictions in the capital amid a decrease in the number of coronavirus infected who require hospitalization, as well as an increase in the proportion of those vaccinated. This was reported by the Straits Times on Monday, citing government sources.

"The occupancy rate of local hospitals is declining, in addition, the overall number of infected people is decreasing," the publication was told. According to the Ministry of Health, on Sunday this figure was 39%, although in July it reached 90%.

In particular, from August 10, it is planned to resume the work of shopping centers, cafes, restaurants, which were closed since July 4. In addition, approximately 25% of employees will be able to return to work.

To date, approximately 42% of Jakarta residents have been fully vaccinated, with another 90% receiving their first dose. This is one of the highest rates in the country. In total, since the start of the pandemic in Indonesia, more than 3.6 million cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded, more than 107 thousand people have died.

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