Covid surge pushes Indonesia’s health system to the brink

Posted by on July 7, 2021 8:14 pm
Categories: Global Stories

Shortages of beds, oxygen and staff reported across island of Java as number of cases rise sharply

Hospitals across the Indonesian island of Java are running out of oxygen, medicines, beds and even staff as a sharp rise in Covid cases pushes the country’s health system to the brink.

Indonesia, which is facing one of the worst outbreaks in Asia, announced 34,379 new cases and 1,040 fatalities on Wednesday, both record highs.

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