Bitter Reality of The New Normal
MEDICALLY and scientifically, it is clear that Indonesia has not fulfilled the requirements to relax the large-scale social restrictions because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The conditions to reactivate the economy and to increase physical interactions have not been met whatsoever.
Most importantly, there is still no concrete evidence that the spread of Covid-19 is already under control. Moreover, in terms of data, Indonesia does not have a reliable one since the number of tests is still very few compared to the sheer size of its population. This is far from ideal.
The current data even does not support the argument for relaxation either. The trend is still rising. The number of confirmed cases for Covid-19 has doubled in...