The condition of the spread of COVID-19 cases outside Java-Bali has increased. However, the number of hospitalizations and the availability of beds in hospitals (RS) are still under control.
This was stated by Coordinating Minister for the Economy Airlangga Hartarto in a press conference after a limited cabinet meeting on Monday (February 21, 2022).
“Outside Java and Bali rose 1.18% in all islands except Maluku. Regarding outside Java, Bali rose even though the proportion was 23% of the national active cases or 124 thousand, and the government continues to monitor and prepare steps because the peak is in the next 2-3 weeks which needs to be anticipated, ” he said.
Bed Occupancy Ratio (BOR) or the number of bed usage, an average of less than 30%. Except in North Sumatra (Sumut), South Sulawesi (South Sulawesi), North Sulawesi, East Kalimantan (Kaltim), Lampung, South Kalimantan and South Sumatra.
“From the overall isoter side, 5.89%, from 29 thousand beds,” he added. Along with the possibility of increasing cases, it will be increased to 48 thousand beds.
Meanwhile, the first and second doses of vaccine still need to be increased. Meanwhile, the third dose, aka booster, is still low, which is below 10%. The government is trying to speed up vaccination, especially the first and second doses.