Government relaxes policies as transmission of COVID-19 declines
It can cause inconvenience for all of us.
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian government has made several adjustments in the Java-Bali region, including opening fitness centers and international arrivals at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport, amid the sloping transmission of COVID-19.
According to the Community Activities Restrictions Coordinator of the Java-Bali Region (PPKM), Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, the opening of fitness centers will only be implemented in Greater Jakarta, Grand Bandung, Grand Solo , the Grand Semarang, the Grand Surabaya and the special region of Yogyakarta. areas.
The statement was delivered at a press conference accessible online from here on Monday.
“Fitness centers can open with a maximum capacity of 25% by applying strict health protocols and screening through the PeduliLindungi apps,” he said.
He also informed that food and drink outlets in cinemas have been allowed to open. However, the capacity of theaters remains capped at 50%, Pandjaitan said. The policy will be enforced in PPKM level 3, 2 and 1 districts or cities, he said.
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“If there are other improvements next week, we will have another adjustment. I want to remind everyone that we have to do it gradually and continuously because we don’t want something out of control to happen suddenly,” said the PPKM coordinator of the Java-Bali region. underline.
In addition, Ngurah Rai Airport will only be open for international arrivals on October 14, 2021 if it meets the requirements for passenger quarantine, COVID-19 testing and the preparation of the Health Protocol Working Group, a- he added.
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Additionally, all international passengers arriving at the airport will need to provide proof of hotel reservation for self-quarantine for a minimum of 8 days at their own expense.
The other adjustment made by the government was the opening of the Honda Developmental Basketball League – a basketball competition for middle and high school students – in Jakarta and Surabaya, Pandjaitan said.
He reminded the public not to be negligent as the slightest negligence could lead to an increase in the number of cases and lead to a hardening of the policies imposed.
“It can cause inconvenience for all of us,” he said.
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