Indonesian President calls to cut inter-regional disparity in COVID-19 test capacity

Indonesian President calls to cut inter-regional disparity in COVID-19 test capacity

Jakarta, (UNA-OIC) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo reminded his ranks to act promptly in lowering inter-regional disparity in terms of the capacity of COVID-19 tests conducted.

“With regard to testing, I have told you that inter-regional disparity in the COVID-19 testing capacity should be minimized immediately,” the head of state noted in his introduction at a limited meeting of the Committee on the Handling of COVID-19 and National Economic Recovery in Jakarta, on Monday.

On the occasion, the president also called for stepping up discipline among his ranks in implementing health protocols, particularly pertaining to the use of masks and maintaining physical distancing.

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