Vaccinations of the elderly still PPKM parameter for Java-Bali: ministry
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The vaccination coverage of the elderly will remain a parameter to determine the regional level of application of community restrictions (PPKM) in Java-Bali, according to the regulation of the Ministry of the Interior (Inmendagri) number 53 of 2021, published Tuesday.
The regulations for PPKM levels 3, 2 and 1 in the Java and Bali regions state that the determination of the regional level will be governed by indicators defined by the Ministry of Health to adjust public health efforts and social restrictions. to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. .
“It is also added indicators of total achievement of dose 1 (first dose) of vaccination and dose 1 of vaccination for people over 60 years from the vaccination target,” says the regulation.
A district or city’s PPKM level will drop from level 3 to level 2 if it successfully meets 50 percent of its immunization goal and has provided the first dose to 40 percent of people over the age of 60 years, in accordance with the regulations.
The level of PPKM will be lowered from level 2 to level 1 after reaching 70% vaccination coverage in the first dose and administering the first dose to a minimum of 60% of people over the age of 60, he added.
Interior Minister Tito Karnavian issued two instructions regarding the PPKM, namely Inmendagri 53/2021 and Inmendagri 54/2021.
Inmendagri number 53 of 2021 concerning PPKMs of level 3, 2 and 1 in Java and Bali will be in effect from October 19, 2021 to November 1, 2021.
Inmendagri number 54 of 2021 is an instruction on the implementation of PPKM level 3, 2 and level 1 in Sumatra, Nusa Tenggara, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Maluku and Papua.
The instruction will also come into effect on October 19, 2021 and expire on November 8, 2021.
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