Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy (Menparekraf) Sandiaga Uno asked local governments to increase public awareness and participation in participating in the COVID-19 vaccination.
This he conveyed when reviewing the mass vaccination activity in Kebon Jeruk which was carried out thanks to the collaboration between the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy and the DKI Jakarta Health Office, MNC Peduli, Doctora, Traveloka, Glow Fellowship Center, Sunday (25/7/2021).
“We from the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy are boosting vaccinations. The hospital occupancy rate has dropped to 70%. We have to reduce this to 50% by accelerating the COVID-19 vaccination,” said Sandiaga Uno in a release received detik.com.
In West Jakarta, Sandiaga Uno received a report that the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination had reached 60%. He hopes to achieve herd immunity. Vaccination allocation should be increased so that all colors can follow vaccination.
“Thank you to the health workers who have served in the COVID-19 vaccination program. I thank the parties involved. This is a joint movement between the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy and the DKI Jakarta Health Office, MNC Peduli, Doctora, Traveloka, Glow Fellowship Center. The target is 6 thousand. And today 600 locations have been fulfilled, “explained Sandiaga Uno.
According to him, various mass COVID-19 vaccination activities need to be carried out as part of a step to catch up to the creative sector actors who are only 5% vaccinated.
“Both on the humanitarian and economic side, I want what other countries have done that have been able to go through the stage of increasing this delta variant, vaccination is the first bastion, after that of course the economy,” added Sandiaga Uno.
The social and economic aspects, said Sandiaga Uno, must be met. “That is by helping our brothers and sisters with social assistance, this is what we encourage so that social assistance is also given in restoring health and the economy,” said Sandiaga Uno.
Kemenparekraf also continues to spread hope and an optimistic spirit. “In Garut, I instructed all tourism and creative facilities there to replace the white flag with a red and white flag. This shows our enthusiasm to rise,” said Sandiaga Uno.
The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, said Sandiaga Uno, continues to present immediate solutions with vaccination steps and humanitarian assistance. “There are several programs that we have launched, such as scholarship assistance for students from small traders in the creative and creative sector, as well as assistance for people who need help, we have prepared a call center,” said Sandiaga Uno.
Sandiaga Uno also expressed his gratitude to the health workers who never stop helping the community overcome the dynamics of this delta variant. He hopes that the community can comply with PPKM Level 4 so that the situation will be more controlled in the future.
“I collaborate with community leaders, religious leaders, youth leaders, and all elements of society to socialize that vaccination is very safe, and is our stronghold in facing a new variant of the delta which has extraordinary dynamics. PPKM Level 4. Local governments must be able to convince residents to participate in vaccinations so that public awareness increases,” said Sandiaga Uno.
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