Indonesian Ministry of Health: Christmas and New Year Travel Requires Fully Vaccine and Booster 

- 24 December 2022 10:26 WIB
Taking COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe (Unsplash/Mufid Majnun)
Taking COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe (Unsplash/Mufid Majnun)

JAKARTADAILY.ID – Indonesian Ministry of Health issued the latest policy as a measure to anticipate the prevention and control of Covid-19 ahead of the Christmas and New Year holidays.

This policy is contained in Circular Letter number HK.02.02/II/3984/2022 concerning PREPARATION FOR CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS IN 2022 AND NEW YEAR 2023.

One of these rules is that it requires all people to be fully vaccinated or 1, 2 and booster doses of vaccines.

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Complete vaccination or 1.2 and booster doses of vaccines are a requirement for travel between cities or within the country for adults as companions for children.

"Domestic travelers in the category of children aged 6-12 years who have not received vaccinations, must have a certificate of not having received vaccinations from the Puskesmas/health service facility for certain reasons. Or they must be accompanied by parents/adults who have received complete vaccination, namely dose 1, dose 2 and Booster," wrote the Ministry of Health's statement in its circular letter, Tuesday, December 20, 2022.

"During the trip, if the parents/adult companions have not received complete vaccinations, due to health reasons, it must be proven by a certificate from the doctor in charge of the service in accordance with the provisions of the health protocol for travelers," continued the circular.

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In connection with this, the Ministry of Health also appealed to all people, both domestic and foreign travelers, to always comply with health protocols. He also asked all parties in their respective regions to carry out health promotion, such as clean and healthy living behavior (PHBS).


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Editor: Mukhtar Wijaya


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