• Indonesia has the very best variety of COVID-19 instances in southeast Asia. Kids beneath 18 years outdated
make up 12.2 per cent of confirmed instances and 1.2 per cent of deaths.
• After a rise in instances in January and February, March is displaying a lower in instances and deaths.
Whereas there has additionally been elevated testing capability, the positivity charge nationally stays excessive, at
13.5 per cent as of March 2021.
• Actual-time monitoring knowledge of hygiene behaviours from 23 provinces present a declining pattern in
handwashing with cleaning soap (HWWS), masks utilization and social distancing. Whereas virtually 50 per cent of
persons are noticed to observe correct masks utilization and social distancing, the observe of
handwashing with cleaning soap stays very low with just one in 4 folks seen to be practising this
• A brand new decree on the varsity re-opening is issued to encourage all faculties to conduct face-to-face
studying with security and well being protocols within the new educational calendar beginning July 2021.
• On 8 March 2021, the Authorities of Indonesia received the first 1.1 million COVID-19 vaccine
doses delivered via the COVAX Facility. UNICEF is supporting the Authorities with vaccine
preparedness and deployment actions on the nationwide stage and in all 34 provinces.
• As part of the nationwide vaccination rollout programme, UNICEF supported the Ministry of Well being
in facilitating Inter-Personal Communication (IPC) training for over 92,000 well being employees.
• UNICEF supported the native authorities in 400 faculties in 5 provinces to implement motion plans
geared toward bettering WASH amenities as a part of the Protected Faculties protocol.
• UNICEF supported the Ministry of Well being to disseminate key findings and proposals of the
first nationwide survey on the continuity of important diet providers, highlighting the intense
disruption of diet providers and provides throughout the COVID-19 pandemic – the federal government will
collaborate with 17 native universities throughout the nation to speed up efforts to construct again important