Latest Updates & Guidance for COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019)

Last updated : 12 March 2020

Summarising latest support and guidance from official source on COVID-19 in Indonesia & UK :


Information Last Updated Highlights Source
Indonesian confirmed COVID-19 case : 34 12 March 2020   Indonesian Health Ministry
Indonesian Crews from World Dream Fery returned to Indonesia 3 March 2020 188 Indonesian crews from World Dream Fery returned to Indonesia:

67 tested negative
2 further observations
Indonesian Health Ministry
Traveling info 5 March 2020 Indonesia announced on Thursday new travel restrictions for people with a history of travel from coronavirus-hit regions of Iran, South Korea and Italy in the wake of a significant surge of COVID-19 cases globally. Indonesian Foreign Ministry
Health Protocol from the Indonesian Government 9 March 2020

If you feel unwell with:
a.    Fever 38 degree
b.    Cold/Cough along with breathing difficulties

Please go directly to Health Service Facility and do the following actions:
    Use masker
    If you don't have masker, please cover your mouth and nose with tissue or with your when sneezing or coughing
    Try to avoid using public transportations

At the Health Service Facility, they will screen suspect(s) of COVID-19. If proven, patients will be transferred to referral hospitals. If not, they will treated at the hospital depending on a doctor’s diagnosis.

President's Staff
Public Events or Public Transportation Protocol from the Indonesian Government 9 March 2020     Ensuring all public area is clean esp. door handle, lift buttons, escalator hand rest. To be cleaned at least 3 times a day during the peak hour (morning, noon and afternoon).
    Detecting body temperature at every entrance and public transportation. Someone with temperature of 38 degree or above is suggested to go directly to the Health Service Facility and not to enter public space or use public transportations
    Ensuring isolation spaces are prepared for any large-scale events (e.g.: concert, seminar, etc)
    Promoting regular and correct hand wash
    Promoting the proper etiquette to sneeze or cough in public space
President's Staff
From BritCham point of view 4 March 2020 We advice, those who been involved in regional travel to and from Hong Kong, China, Korea or Japan, Singapore or Malaysia, to skip Britcham's events and/or meetings  
Jakarta government on Corona virus stats Daily   Jakarta government
Government protocol for event participant 10 March 2020

- If during event, there's staff or another participatns who are unwell, try to end the event & check yourself to the nearest Health Service Facility

- Participants who've returned from a country transmited local COVID-19 within 14 days, kindly inform the committee of the event. If during the event you have fever or breathing difficulties, such as cough/flu/difficulties to breath then don't proceed with the event and check yourself to the nearest Health Service Facility

- Healthy individuals doesn't have to wear mask

- Participants have to apply living clean and healthy, as washing hands regularly using water and soap or hand wash with alcohol based, and try not to touch face area

- Avoid handshake  with other participants during the event, and consider to adopt another form of greetings

Indonesian Health Ministry

HOTLINE in INDONESIA 10 March 2020

119 ext 9

Indonesian Health Ministry
HOTLINE in JAKARTA 12 March 2020


+62 813 8837 6955

Jakarta Government
List of Referral Hospitals for COVID-19 4 March 2020   Indonesian Health Ministry
Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 29 January 2020   Indonesian Health Ministry
Guidelines to Facing Novel Coronavirus Infection January 2020   Indonesian Health Ministry
Latest Precautionary Measures

  - Wash your hands with soap often
- Use a mask when you are coughing or sneezing
- Eat a balanced diet, consume more fruits and vegetables
- Be cautious of contact with animals
- Exercise often and get enough rest
- Do not consume uncooked meat
- If you are coughing, sneezing, and/or having breathing problems, refer to a medical facility
Indonesian Health Ministry
Number of cases in UK 3 March 2020 As of 3 March, a total of 13,911 people have been tested in the UK, of which 13,860 were confirmed negative. 51 were confirmed as positive GOV.UK
Risk level in UK 3 March 2020 Based on the World Health Organization’s declaration that this is a public health emergency of international concern, the UK Chief Medical Officers have raised the risk to the UK from low to moderate GOV.UK
Coronavirus Action Plan 3 March 2020   GOV.UK
Travel advice from FCO 3 March 2020 The FCO is currently advising against all travel to Hubei Province, and against all but essential travel to the rest of mainland China. If you’re in China and able to leave, you should do so.

The FCO is also advising:

* Against all travel to the city of Daegu and all but essential travel to the city Cheongdo, in South Korea
* Against all but essential travel to 10 small towns in the Lombardy region and 1 in the Veneto region of Italy

The FCO is not advising against travel to any other country/territory as a result of coronavirus risks.

FCO travel advice remains under constant review to ensure it reflects our latest assessment of risks to British people. Find more information about how we put FCO travel advice together and make decisions on advising against travel in our travel advice guidance page
Hotline number in UK 3 March 2020 Scotland : call your GP or NHS 24 on 111 out of hours.

Wales : 111 (if available in your area) or 0845 46 47.

Northern Ireland : 111.

Notes : Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital
Lockdown cities due to COVID-19 3 March 2020 Lockdown areas in northern Italy:

* In Lombardy: Codogno, Castiglione d’Adda, Casalpusterlengo, Fombio, Maleo, Somaglia, Bertonico, Terranova dei Passerini, Castelgerundo and San Fiorano
* In Veneto: Vo’ Euganeo

Special care zones in South Korea:
* Daegu
* Cheongdo
Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) situation reports Daily   WHO.INT
Advice on to use mask     WHO.INT