Published on 01 Aug 2021

Commentary: Indonesia is determined to fight COVID-19 despite the lack of oxygen supply, hospital beds

BeritaMediacorp online

The COVID-19 situation in Indonesia has continued to worsen since the Aidilfitri celebrations in May, with the number of cases repeatedly hitting record levels. 

Assoc Prof Sulfikar Amir from NTU said that the public health in Indonesia will continue to be affected by the effects of COVID-19 in the long run. He added that the socio-economic impact will also be felt as Indonesia incurs more debt in recent times and it will take several more years to recover from the economic sanctions that are enforced now.

Read the article (in Malay) here.

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