"The total number of positive cases increased by 196 to 1,986," government spokesperson on matters related to covid-19 Achmad Yurianto said here on Friday, April 3, 2020.
According to the Ministry of Health official, 22 confirmed patients recovered from covid-19 in the past 24 hours, icreasing the total number of recoveries to 134.
Meanwhile, the total number of deaths rose by 11 to 181.
Due to this emergency situation, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo recently issued Government Regulation in lieu of Law on State Finance Policy and Financial System Stability. The regulation aims to serve as a foundation for the Government, banking authorities, and financial authorities to take extraordinary measures to ensure the people’s health, safeguard national economy, and maintain financial system stability.
In addition, the government also allocated up to Rp4015.1 for the handling of the ongoing covid-19 outbreak. It includes Rp75 trillion for healthcare spending, Rp110 trillion for social protection, Rp70.1 trillion for tax incentives and credit for enterprises, and Rp150 trillion for economic recovery programs, including credit restructuring and financing for small and medium businesses.