West Java records mask compliance rate of 97 percent

West Java records mask compliance rate of 97 percent

West Java Provincial Government's People Prosperity and Government Assistant Dewi Sartika at an online event on Wednesday (December 8, 2021). (ANTARA/Indriani/FR)

Life is heading to recovery by maintaining strict implementation of health protocols.
Jakarta (ANTARA) - The mask compliance rate in West Java had reached 97 percent, the West Java provincial government's people prosperity and administration assistant, Dewi Sartika, said at an online event on Wednesday.

"This means that most of the people have gotten accustomed to wearing masks," she said at the "Remain Cautious and Do Not Let Up at the End of the Year" productive dialog.

Sartika also remarked that West Java had a compliance rate of 82 percent in terms of maintaining physical distancing.

In addition, the hospital occupancy percentage is under three percent, and the recovery rate is over 97 percent. Currently, West Java has 863 active cases.

Economic activities in the region also ran well despite stringent implementation of health protocols. The PeduliLindungi application is utilized for areas with prevalent influx of people.


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"Life is heading to recovery by maintaining strict implementation of health protocols," Sartika remarked.

Level 2 of Public Activity Restrictions (PPKM) is applied in most cities or districts in West Java where 22 out of the 27 districts or cities are at level two, she noted.

"Relaxation in curbs has been conducted. Economic activities are proceeding with compliance to health protocols. The people have got habituated to applying health protocols wherever they are," she pointed out.

In addition, officers from the Public Order Security Agency (Satpol PP), along with the police and military, partake in efforts to ensure that health protocols are successfully implemented.

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Several meetings are still restricted based on the regions' level. For Christmas and New Year, the West Java provincial government will continue to restrict meetings within the province, Sartika noted.

"We are also coordinating with several regional governments to prepare for the Christmas and New Year holidays. There is no need to panic, but we still need to be careful," she affirmed.


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