Jakarta: The National Task Force for the Acceleration of Covid-19 Handling today announced 1,293 confirmed covid-19 cases, bringing the total to 56,385.
From Monday noon to Tuesday noon, the total number of recovered covid-19 patients was up by 1,006 to 24,806. Meanwhile, the total number of confirmed covid-19 deaths rose by 71 to 2,876.
"We recorded 1,006 covid-19 recoveries today," government spokesperson on matters related to covid-19 Achmad Yurianto said here on Tuesday.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has ordered the task force to prioritize and to support 57 regencies/cities with high-risk of covid-19 transmission.
The President has also ordered the task force to involve all components, particularly personnel of the Indonesian National Defense Forces (TNI), the Indonesian National Police (Polri) to curb the rate of new cases.
Prominent figures in the regions, be it religious leaders, community leaders, or cultural figures, as well as anthropologists have also been invited to join hands.
A regency or a city labeled as a critical risk area is categorized as a black zone, the one with a severe risk is a red zone, the one with quite a severe risk is a yellow zone, the one with a moderate risk is a blue zone and one with a low risk is a green zone.