Serang – The Banten Police took part in the Coordination Meeting on the Implementation of Level 4 Community Activity Restrictions (PPKM) in the Java-Bali Region through the Zoom Meeting application in the Vicon Room of the Banten Police Headquarters, Wednesday (14/07/2021).
The meeting was chaired directly by the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment (Menko Marves) of the Republic of Indonesia Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, M.P.A.
Also present at the meeting were the Banten Police Chief, Inspector General Pol Dr. Rudy Heriyanto, S.H., M.H., M.B.A, Banten Police Deputy Chief, and Banten Police PJU.
When met, Inspector General of Police Rudy Heriyanto said that the government no longer used the term Emergency PPKM but chose the term PPKM Level 4.
“Yes, this is in accordance with Inmendagri Number 22 of 2021 concerning PPKM Level 4 in the Java-Bali Region, and it is stated in his instructions that PPKM is extended until July 25, 2021,” said the Banten Police Chief.
The decision to extend PPKM Level 4 until July 25, 2021 was taken after evaluating the implementation of the Emergency PPKM which is valid from July 3, 2021 until it ends until July 20, 2021.
Then, in the meeting, regional heads should continue to intensify the implementation of Testing, Tracing, and Treatment as well as limiting activities and mobility in the Java-Bali region.
“It was also discussed earlier that increasing the number of testing must continue to follow the right strategy, including prioritizing case finding in suspected and close contacts of confirmed cases, all close contacts (symptomatic/not) being tested and quarantined, and doing screening,” explained the Kapolda.
The government opens opportunities by gradually easing community activities starting on July 26, 2021, if developments in the handling of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to decline and improve.
“So later we will make preparations with the regional government to carry out relaxation if the Covid-19 transmission rate decreases,” added the Banten Police Chief.
The stipulation is that traditional markets that sell basic needs are allowed to open until 20.00 with a capacity of 50% of visitors, while traditional markets other than selling basic necessities are allowed to open only until 15.00 with a maximum capacity of 50% of visitors and with strict implementation of Prokes
“Street vendors, grocery stores, voucher agents/outlets, barbershops, laundry, small workshops, vehicle washes, and other small businesses are allowed to open with strict procedures until 21.00,” said the Kapolda.
Meanwhile, food stalls, hawker stalls, and the like that have their place of business in an open space are allowed to open with strict procedures until 21.00 and a maximum meal time for each visitor is 30 minutes.
Finally, the Head of Public Relations of the Banten Police
Police Commissioner. Edy Sumardi hopes that this pandemic period will pass quickly, until now the Government, TNI and Polri continue to make efforts to reduce the transmission rate of the Covid-19 virus.
“With the extension of the PPKM, we can make the community more disciplined towards the Health Protocol, support the government’s policy on PPKM Level 4 because we are all doing this to reduce the spread of the Covid-19 virus,” hoped the Head of Public Relations.
source : Tribratanews.polri.go.id