Government Spokesperson handling Covid-19, Achmad Yurianto, said today the Ministry of Health will decide the status of Large Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) in a number of areas in West Java, whether approved or not.
“It’s the final discussion, today (it will be decided),” said Yuri, her nickname, when contacted by CNNIndonesia.com, Saturday (11/4).
Nevertheless, he was reluctant to elaborate on discussions that had been carried out by the government related to the submission of the PSBB status.
According to him, the decision must also be made in accordance with Minister of Health Regulation (Permenkes) No. 9 of 2020 concerning Large-Scale Social Limitation Guidelines in the Framework of Accelerating Handling of COVID-19.
“Today the limit is according to the rules,” he continued.
Earlier on Wednesday they were the Regency and City of Bogor, the District and City of Bekasi, and the City of Depok (Bodebek).
Ridwan said the PSBB status submission was made to the Ministry of Health through a Bodebek PSBB request letter related to countermeasures and suppress the spread of the corona virus.
“Letters from five regional heads have entered the West Java Provincial Government. Then we recap and today the West Java Provincial Government submits PSBB for the five Bodebek regions,” said the man who is familiarly called Emil at the Pakuan Building, Bandung, West Java, Wednesday (8/4) .
Emil also hopes that Terawan approves, and includes the five regions in the DKI Jakarta Cluster PSBB, so that his name becomes the Jabodetabek Cluster.
Based on the Minister of Health issued by Terawan, the Government has a maximum limit of three days to answer the PSBB submission, which is two days the team conducts a study and one day to take a final decision.
Until Saturday (11/4) morning, West Java itself became the second province with the highest number of cases of corona infection in Indonesia, namely 388 cases with 40 deaths, and 19 were declared cured.