Heyindo.com – Finally, the Indonesian government decided to cut the mandatory quarantine period for international arrivals from 10-14 days to 7-10 days.

“It has been decided previously that the 14-day quarantine will become 10 days and the 10-day quarantine will become seven days,” said Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan during a press conference at the Presidential Office in Jakarta, Monday. , January 3

The previous 10-14 days quarantine rules were stated in the Decree of the Head of the COVID-19 Task Force Number 1 of 2022 concerning Entry Points, Quarantine Centers, and RT-PCR Obligations for Indonesian Citizens traveling abroad.

The policy was originally set to take effect from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022, due to concerns about the rise of Omicron variants in the country.

14-day mandatory quarantine applied to international travelers from countries with confirmed Omicron cases and are geographically close to the country reporting the variant.

As of date, Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin confirmed that Indonesia had detected 152 COVID-19 Omicorn cases. Of which, six cases were of local transmission.

Source : Detik