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Survey: 75% Of People Choose Health Instead Of Economy During The Pandemic

The re-tightening of large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) by DKI Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan reaps pros and cons. Some people think this policy will weaken the starting economy. Others think that the PSBB needs to act as a brake so that the number of Covid-19 transmissions can be contained. Then, what about the public opinion itself? In the “National COVID-19 Survey” conducted by the KedaiKOPI Survey Institute (Indonesian Public Opinion and Discussion Group), it was revealed that the public is more concerned with health issues. This survey was conducted face-to-face with a home visit mechanism on 18 August-6 September 2020, by interviewing 1200 respondents spread across 34 Provinces in Indonesia. Interviews were conducted according to health protocol: wearing masks, maintaining a di...
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DKI Returns Total PSBB, Epidemiologist: Covid-19 Pandemic Needs Preparation and Collaboration with JABODETABEK Areas

DKI Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan decided to pull the emergency brake applying large-scale social restrictions (PSBB). Thus, the implementation of the transitional PSBB in Jakarta was also revoked and the PSBB was re-implemented on Monday, 14 September. This decision was made taking into account a number of factors such as the availability of almost full hospital beds and high mortality rates. "There are not many options for Jakarta except to pull the emergency brake as soon as possible," Aniaes said in a press conference broadcast on the DKI Jakarta Provincial Government's Youtube channel, Wednesday (9/9/2020). Buffer area preparation and collaboration In response to this decision, Indonesian epidemiologist at Australia's Griffith University Dicky Budiman said the potential for colla...