The president, broadly often called Jokowi, is the primary Indonesian vaccinated to indicate that the vaccine is protected.
After the president, the Indonesian army chief, the nationwide police chief and the Well being Minister, amongst others, had been additionally vaccinated.
Indonesia, via its Meals and Drug Management Company (BPOM), on Monday accepted Sinovac Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine to be used.
The company issued an emergency use authorization for the vaccine after interim outcomes of its late-stage trials within the nation which confirmed an efficacy fee of 65.3 %.
As of Tuesday afternoon, Indonesia had recorded a complete of 846,765 COVID-19 infections, based on the Well being Ministry.
The virus has claimed greater than 24,000 lives throughout the the nation, the ministry stated.