Indonesian govt implements multi-tiered community activity restriction scheme as daily Covid-19 cases hit 37,284


A health worker (front) administers the Sinovac vaccine during a mass vaccination drive against the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak in Jakarta on Saturday (July 31, 2021). - AFP

JAKARTA, July 31 (Xinhua): The number of Covid-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 37,284 within one day to 3,409,658, with the death toll adding by 1,808 to 94,119 on Saturday.

During the past 24 hours, 39,372 recovered patients were discharged from hospitals, raising the total number of recoveries from the pandemic in the South-East Asian country to 2,770,092, according to the ministry.

At present, the Indonesian government is implementing a multi-tiered community activity restriction scheme, known locally as PPKM, aiming to reduce the daily Covid-19 tally.

Under the PPKM, all schools are expected to be closed again although teachers in the country were not happy with the plan, reported the Jakarta Post on Saturday (July 31).

As of Saturday, at least 20.53 million people in the country have received two shots of vaccines, and the number of those who had been injected with the first doses reached 47.22 million, the health ministry reported. - Xinhua

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