Indonesia Corona Update August 15, 2021

The following is the latest information on data on the corona virus (Covid-19) in Indonesia; Sunday (15/8/2021).

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COVID-19

Based on data on the Instagram account @bnpb_indonesia at 17.18 WIB; The number of positive confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Indonesia increased by 20,813 patients.

The total confirmed positive cases of Covid-19 in Indonesia today are 3,854,354 patients.

Then; there are additional recovered patients as many as 30,361 people.
The total number of recovered patients today is 3,351,959 throughout Indonesia.

Then; The number of Covid-19 patients who died in the last 24 hours was 1,222 people.
A total of 117,588 people have been declared dead to date.

 

Latest Update

Previously; President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) asked for the price of the Covid-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test to be lowered.

Jokowi’s order is an effort to increase public testing.
“One way to increase testing is to lower the price of PCR tests;” he said in a press statement; Sunday (15/8/2021); quoted from the Presidential Secretariat YouTube.

He also admitted that he had asked the Minister of Health (Menkes); Budi Gunadi Sadikin; to implement the policy