India extends help to Indonesia amid rising covid-19 cases Delta variant

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

/ by mansuralisaha

 The News Cover: the Covid outbreak also continues to make inroads in Indonesia as the country witnessed a record daily rise in cases. the south Asian nations reported more confirmed daily covid-19 infections than India and Brazil in recent days, making it one of the worst affected regions in the world on Sunday Indonesia reported 1093 fatalities and nearly 45000 Covid-19 cases according to official figures over 73000 people have died since the beginning of the pandemic but these figures are believed to be huge undercount due to low testing and poor tracing measures in the country India has one of the world's weakest testing systems performing 55.89 tests for every 1000 people, the government meanwhile is setting our plans to speed up the vaccination drive to contain. 

the outbreak India is meanwhile sending help in the form of nearly 300 oxygen concentrators and 100 metric tons of liquid medical oxygen to help Indonesia combat, the crisis the latest wave of covid infections pushed the Indonesian health care system to the brink of collapse, a new survey shows the public's trust in president Joko widodo has fallen sharply due to his government's handling of the crisis with hospital occupancy rates at around 90 percent many covid patients have been forced to self-isolate and recover home of due to a shortage of beds volunteers and organizations have come up with initiatives to provide free food to self-isolating patients in Jakarta neighborhoods.

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