Indonesia Expands Emergency PPKM to Areas Outside Java, Bali

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  • A police officer standing guard during the lane blocking on Jalan Fatmawati, Jakarta, Monday, July 12, 2021.

    A police officer standing guard during the lane blocking on Jalan Fatmawati, Jakarta, Monday, July 12, 2021.

    TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Indonesia is expanding the emergency state of movement restrictions, known as the Emergency PPKM. Starting today, July 12, the restriction is not only applied in Java and Bali, but also in 15 regencies and cities outside the islands. 

    Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto said that the regencies and cities have ticked all three boxes that make them categorized as areas requiring restrictions. They are hospital bed occupancy rate above 65 percent, significant case surges, and less than 50 percent vaccination rate.

    The 15 regencies/cities are: 

    1. Kota Padang
    2. Padang Panjang
    3. Bukittinggi
    4. Balikpapan
    5. Bandarlampung
    6. Pontianak
    7. Manokwari
    8. Sorong
    9. Batam
    10. Bontang
    11. Singkawang
    12. Berau
    13. Tanjungpinang
    14. Mataram
    15. Medan

    Read also: Govt May Impose Tougher Covid-19 Restriction in 'Emergency PPKM'

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