JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - The Indonesian government, through the Committee for Handling Covid-19 and National Economic Recovery (KPC-PEN), officially closed the door for every traveler who came from India following a spike in Covid-19 cases in the country.
KPC-PEN chairman Airlangga Hartarto said that any foreigner who has lived or transited from India within the past 14 days does not enter Indonesia.
"The government has decided to grant visas to people who have lived and visited India within 14 days," said Airlangga in a virtual room, Friday (23/4/2021).
"The policy to start business on April 25, 2021, this regulation is temporary and will continue to be reviewed," he said.
Meanwhile, Airlangga said, for Indonesian citizens (WNI) who have lived or visited India within 14 days and will return to Indonesia, they should enter with tightened health protocols.
The Indonesian citizens who returned to Indonesia, he said, had to undergo a 14-day quarantine at a special hotel, different from other quarantine hotels.
"And must pass the PCR test results maximum 2x24 hours before dying, and the first day of arrival and the 13th day after quarantine will return to the PCR test," he said.
Author: Haryanti Puspa Sari Editor: Dani Prabowo
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