On New Coronavirus Variant, President Jokowi Urges People to Remain Disciplined in Health Protocols

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 4 Maret 2021
Category: News
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President Jokowi after COVID-19 vaccination (Photo: PR of Cabinet Secretariat)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Thursday (04/03/2021) urged people to remain calm following the confirmed two positive cases with the UK’s new coronavirus mutation (B.1.1.7) in Indonesia.

“I urge everyone not to worry about the detection of two positive COVID-19 cases with the British mutation or B.1.1.7,” said the President in press statement aired on the YouTube channel of Cabinet Secretariat.

According to the President, the two people infected with the new virus mutation have recovered.

“The two people infected with the new (virus) variant have tested negative,” he said, adding that the measures to prevent infection against the new virus variant have been taken.

“Therefore, let us continue to be disciplined in observing health protocols as the vaccination is carried out more quickly,” said the President. (FID/UN) (DH/EP)

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