National Covid-19 Cases Soar Again


The pandemic isn’t over yet! The national Covid-19 cases have again shown a significant increasing trend. As of Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at 12.00 WIB, the number of Covid-19 cases has increased by 6,186 cases in the last 24 hours. Check out the latest regulations below.

Thus, the total number of Covid-19 cases in Indonesia has reached 6,537,907 since the first case was announced by President Joko Widodo on March 2, 2020.

DKI Jakarta still occupies the position with the addition of the most confirmed cases, namely 2,557 cases. West Java 880 cases, East Java 703 cases, Banten 527 cases, and Central Java 442 cases.

Meanwhile, active cases rose by 2,945 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 43,797 active cases. The number of patients who recovered in a day increased by 3,198, bringing the total recovered cases of Covid-19 to 6,335,158.

However, in the period 8-9 November 2022, 43 Covid-19 patients died. This addition brings the total death toll from Covid-19 in Indonesia to 158,952 people.

The government has also extended the period of implementation of the Java-Bali community activity restrictions (PPKM) from 8-21 November 2022. The government has also extended PPKM outside Java-Bali, from 8 November to 5 December 2022.

Decisions regarding the period of PPKM are contained in the Instructions of the Minister of Home Affairs (Inmendagri) 47/2022 and Inmendagri 48/2022.

The policies for domestic travelers (PPDN or domestic) still refer to the Circular Letter (SE) of Task Force Number 24/2022. Likewise, the rules for foreign travelers (PPLN) refer to the SE Task Force Number 25/2022.

The following are the details of the applicable domestic or domestic travel regulations:

  1. Every PPDN is required to use the PeduliLindung application as a condition for traveling domestically.
  2. PPDN must meet the following travel requirements:
  • PPDN aged 18 years and over must have received the third dose of vaccine (booster).
  • PPDN with foreign citizenship status, originating from overseas travel with the age of 18 years and over must have received a second vaccine.
  1. PPDN aged 6-17 years must have received the second dose of vaccine.
  2. PPDN aged 6-17 years from overseas travel are exempted from the obligation to vaccinate.
  3. PPDNs under the age of 6 are exempt from the vaccination requirements but must travel with a companion who has met the provisions of the Covid-19 vaccination.
  4. PPDN as regulated in number 3 is not required to show a negative result of the RT-PCR test or rapid antigen test and can travel within the country by implementing strict health protocols.
  5. PPDNs with special health conditions or comorbid diseases that prevent travelers from receiving vaccinations, are exempt from vaccination requirements, are not required to show a negative result of the RT-PCR test or rapid antigen test, and are required to attach a doctor’s certificate from the Government Hospital stating that the person concerned has not and/or is unable to take part in the Covid-19 vaccination.
  6. The provisions as stipulated in number 2, number 3, and number 5 are excluded for PPDN users of pioneer transportation modes including in border areas, 3T areas (lagging, leading, outermost), and limited shipping.