PPKM Level 3 in Jakarta is Extended, Anies Reminds People not to be Careless
Reported by Yudha Peta Ogara | Translated by Maria Inggita
Jakarta Government has again extended implementation of Public Activity Restrictions (PPKM) Level 3 for 7 (seven) days from September 7-13, 2021.
We still have to make efforts to keep ourselves safe, even though number of COVID-19 cases in Jakarta is decreasing
This policy was stated in Jakarta Governor's Decree No. 1072/2021 on Enforcement of PPKM Level 3 Corona Virus Disease 2019 as well as follow-up to Minister of Home Affairs' Instruction No. 39/2021 on Enforcement of PPKM Level 4, Level 3, Level 2 Corona Virus Disease 2019 in Java and Bali.
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"We must all be tired of this pandemic situation. However, we still have to make efforts to keep ourselves safe, even though number of COVID-19 cases in Jakarta is decreasing. Those who haven't been vaccinated, let's get vaccinated. Invite all friends, families, and relatives to participate in vaccination. And even though you have been vaccinated, still comply with health protocols, stay alert and don't be careless. We can definitely get through this pandemic," said Jakarta Governor, Anies Baswedan at Jakarta City Hall, Wednesday (8/9), as quoted from Jakarta PPID Press Release.
As stated in Governor's decree, during PPKM Level 3 everyone who carries out activities in each sector or place must have been vaccinated against COVID-19 at least first dose, but preferably complete vaccination (2 doses), except for residents who are still within grace period of 3 (three) months after confirmed COVID-19 with evidence of laboratory results, residents who are contraindicated for COVID-19 vaccination based on medical certificate, and children under 12 (twelve).
For people who have been vaccinated, they can show their vaccination certificate from Jakarta Kini (JAKI) application, vaccination certificate issued by PeduliLindungi.id, and/or vaccination card issued by an authorized institution.
For information, COVID-19 health protocol implementation and sanctions enforcement in Governor's Decree are carried out in accordance with provisions in Governor's Regulation No. 3/2021 concerning Implementing Regulations of Regional Regulation (Perda) No. 2/2020 concerning Corona Virus Disease 2019 Handling. Here are types of restrictions applied in this extension period of PPKM Level 3:
1. Activities at Work/Offices
- Non-essential sectors: Work From Home (WFH) by 100% (one hundred percent);
- Essential sectors:
a. Finance and banking only covers insurance, banks, pawnshops, futures exchanges, pension funds, and financial institutions whose services are physically customer-oriented;
- For letter (a) it can operate with a maximum employee capacity of 50% (fifty percent) for locations related to public services, and 25% (twenty five percent) for office administrative services to support operations with stricter health protocols;
b. Capital market (which is oriented towards customer service and good capital market operations);
c. Information technology and communication includes cellular operators, data centers, internet, postal services, media related to information dissemination to the public;
d. Non-quarantine hotels.
- For letters (b) to (d) they can operate with maximum employee capacity of 50% (fifty percent) and with stricter health protocols implementation.
e. Export-oriented and supporting industries where the company must show proof of sample documents for Export Goods Notification (PEB) for the last 12 (twelve) months or other documents indicating export plans and are required to have an Operational and Mobility Permit for Industrial Activities (IOMKI) by following regulations from Ministry of Industry, namely;
- Can only operate by arranging shifts with maximum capacity of 50% (fifty percent) only for employees in production facilities/factories;
- 10% (ten percent) for office administrative services to support operations,
- Carried out by implementing health protocols;
- Using PeduliLindungi application to enter and leave the office;
- Employees don't eat at the same time.
Furthermore, for Essential sector in government sector that provides public services that cannot be postponed: Following the technical provisions issued by Ministry of Administrative Reform and Bureaucratic Reform;
- Critical sectors:
b. security and order;
c. disaster management;
e. logistics, transportation, and distribution, especially for basic needs of the community;
f. food and beverages and its supporting, including for livestock/pets;
g. fertilizers and petrochemicals;
h. cement and building materials;
i. national vital object,
j. national strategic projects;
k. construction (public infrastructure);
l. basic utilities (electricity, water, and waste management);
1. For letters (a) and (b) 100% (one hundred percent) employees can operate without exceptions with stricter health protocols implementation; 2. For letters (c) to (l) can operate 100% (one hundred percent) of maximum employees, only in production/construction/service facilities to the community and for office services to support operations, maximum 25% (twenty five percent) employees; 3. Companies included in the sector in letter (d), (e), (f), (g), (h), (k), (l) are required to use PeduliLindungi application to screen all employees and visitors entering production/construction/service facilities and office administration areas; and 4. Companies that are included in sector category according to letter (c) are required to obtain recommendation from technical ministry of sector guidance, before obtaining access to use PeduliLindungi.
2. Teaching and Learning Activities
- Educational Units: Learning activities in educational units can be done through limited face-to-face learning and/or distance learning based on Joint Decree of Minister of Education and Culture, Minister of Religion, Minister of Health and Minister of Home Affairs No. 03/KB/2021, No. 384/2021 , No. HK.01.08/MENKES/4242/2021, No. 440-717/2021 concerning Guidelines for Implementing Learning Activities during Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic and for educational units that carry out face-to-face learning is limited to maximum capacity 50% (fifty percent), except for: 1. SDLB, MILB, SMPLB, SMLB, and MALB whose maximum capacity 62% (sixty two percent) to 100% (one hundred percent) by maintaining minimum distance of 1.5 m (one point five meters) and maximum 5 (five) students per class; and 2. PAUD maximum 33% (thirty three percent) by maintaining minimum distance of 1.5 m (one point five meters) and maximum 5 (five) students per class.
3. Activities in Daily Needs Sector
a. Supermarkets, traditional markets, public markets, grocery stores, and supermarkets that sell daily necessities: - Operating hours are limited to 21.00 WIB with capacity 50% (fifty percent) visitors, and with stricter health protocols implementation, especially central market that can operate according to operating hours; and - Supermarkets and hypermarkets are required to use PeduliLindungi application starting September 14, 2021. b. Pharmacies and drug stores: Can be open for 24 (twenty four) hours, with stricter health protocols implementation.
c. Public markets that sell non-daily necessities: Can operate with maximum capacity of 50% (fifty percent), and operating hours are limited to 17.00 WIB, with stricter health protocols implementation.
d. Street vendors, grocery stores, voucher agents/outlets, barbershops, laundry, hawkers, small workshops, car wash and others: Allowed to open with operating hours until 21.00 WIB with stricter health protocol implementation.
4. Eating/Drinking in Public Places
A. Food stalls/warteg, street vendors, food carts and others: Allowed to open and receive dine-in until 21.00 WIB with maximum people dine-in 50% (fifty percent) of capacity and maximum eating time 60 (sixty) minutes with stricter health protocols implementation.
B. Restaurants, cafes in closed buildings/shops in separate locations, will be tested by following health protocol, and the list of companies participating in this trial is determined by Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy with arrangement as follows:
1. Can receive dine-in with operating hours up to 21.00 WIB and maximum capacity of 50% (fifty percent), 1 (one) table for maximum 2 (two) people, and maximum eating time 60 (sixty) minutes by following health protocols that have been regulated by Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, and Ministry of Health;
2. It is mandatory to use PeduliLindungi application to screen all visitors and employees.
3. The list of companies that will participate in this trial is determined by Ministry of Trade and Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy.
C. Restaurants and cafes with outdoor service areas - Allowed to open:
1. With strict health protocols until 21.00 WIB;
2. With maximum capacity of 50% (fifty percent);
3. 1 (one) table maximum 2 (two) people;
4. Maximum eating time is 60 (sixty) minutes.
5. It is mandatory to use PeduliLindungi application to screen all visitors and employees.
5. Activities at Shopping Centers/Malls/Trade Centers:
- Shopping center/mall/trade center:
1. Maximum capacity 50% (fifty percent) and operating hours until 21.00 WIB with due observance of the provisions in number (3) letter (a) and number (4) letter (b) and with health protocol regulated by Ministry of Trade;
2. Mandatory to use PeduliLindungi application to screen all visitors and employees in related shopping centers/malls/trade centers;
3. Restaurants and cafes inside shopping centers/malls/trade centers are allowed to provide dine-in with maximum capacity of 50% (fifty percent), 1 (one) table for maximum 2 (two) people, and maximum eating time 60 (sixty) minutes;
4. Residents under 12 (twelve) years old are prohibited from entering shopping centers/malls/trading centers.
5. Cinemas, children's playgrounds and entertainment venues in shopping centers/malls/trade centers are closed.
6. Construction Activities
- Construction sites for public infrastructure (construction sites and project sites): operating 100% (one hundred percent) by limiting capacity and operating hours with stricter health protocols implementation. - Non-infrastructure construction sites for the public: Allowed to operate with maximum 30 (thirty) workers by implementing stricter health protocols.
7. Worship Activities
- Places of worship (mosques, musala (prayer rooms), churches, temples, pagodas and other places that functioned as places of worship): Can hold congregational worship/religious activities during PPKM Level 3 (three) period with maximum 50% (fifty percent) capacity or 50 (fifty) people by implementing stricter health protocols and paying attention to technical arrangements from Ministry of Religion.
8. Activities at Health Service Facilities
- Health care facilities: Operating 100% (one hundred percent) with stricter health protocols implementation.
9. Activities in Public Areas and Other Places That Can Cause Crowd.
- Public Facilities, public areas, public parks, public tourist attractions and other public areas: Temporarily closed
- Specific tourist attractions:
1. Following health protocols regulated by Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, and Ministry of Health;
2. Operating hours until 21.00 WIB;
3. It is mandatory to use PeduliLindungi application to screen all visitors and employees;
4. Children under 12 (twelve) years old are prohibited from entering tourist attractions where this trial is conducted.
5. The list of tourist attractions participating in this trial is determined by Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy.
- Wedding Reception Venue: Can be held with a maximum 20 (twenty) invitees and not allowed to eat at the venue by implementing stricter health protocols.
- Locations used for arts, culture, and social activities that can cause crowds: Temporarily closed.
- Sports Facilities:
1. Sports activities in closed room, sports activities carried out in groups and sports competitions are temporarily closed; 2. Especially for sports facilities in open spaces (outdoor), they can operate with the following conditions:
(a) Operating hours until 21.00 WIB, without spectators with stricter health protocols implementation;
(b) Conducted in an open space (outdoor) either individually or in small groups of maximum 4 (four) people, does not involve physical contact with other people and does not routinely require individual interaction in close proximity, can be carried out with strict health protocols;
(c) Sports facilities in open spaces are permitted with 50% (fifty five percent) of maximum capacity;
(d) Masks must be worn during sports activities, except for sports activities that require removing the mask, such as swimming. For sports activities that require removing the mask, the mask can only be removed when carrying out sports activities;
(e) Temperature checking is carried out on everyone who entering the sports facilities;
(f) Restaurants and cafes in sports facilities are permitted to provide dine-in with maximum capacity 25% (twenty five percent) and a maximum eating time 60 (sixty) minutes;
(g) Supporting facilities such as lockers, VIP rooms, and bathrooms are not permitted to be used except toilet;
(h) Users of sports facilities are not allowed to gather before or after sport activities and must keep their distance;
(i) Screening for visitors at sports facilities must use PeduliLindungi application;
(j) Sports facilities that violate health protocols will be subject to sanctions in the form of temporary closures.
10. Activities on Transportation Modes
- Public Vehicles, Mass Transportation, Taxis (Conventional and Online) and Rental Vehicles: Maximum passengers are 50% (fifty percent) of capacity with stricter health protocols implementation;
- Motorcycle Taxis (Online and Conventional): Stricter health protocols implementation.