Analysis of the government regulations on COVID-19 pandemics in Indonesia: implementation and challenges

Benny Hidayat, Ade Suzana Putri, Taufika Ophiyandri, Bambang Istijono, Dilanthi Amaratunga, Richard Haigh, Asitha de Silva

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COVID-19 started in China and then spread to other countries. The Indonesian government officially announced the first case of COVID-19 on 2nd March 2020. Previously, on 4th February, the Ministry of Health issued a Decree of the Minister of Health number HK.01.07 of 2020 regarding "Determination of Novel Coronavirus Infection (2019-Ncov Infection) as a Disease That Can Cause Outbreaks And Efforts to Overcome it". WHO then declared COVID-19 as a pandemic on 11th March 2021. After that, the central government issued various regulations related to the handling of COVID-19. This paper aims to study the regulations issued by the Indonesian government regarding the handling of COVID-19. The research method uses a content analysis method using nVivo software. The study results show that the regulations are quantified, consisting of 30% related to social, 10% related to the budget, 25% related to health, 20% related to COVID-19 handling organizations, and 15% related to economic recovery. This paper also presents the challenges related to the implementation of these regulations.

Original languageEnglish
Article number01016
Number of pages7
JournalE3S Web of Conferences
Early online date13 Dec 2021
Publication statusPublished - 13 Dec 2021
Event2021 International Conference on Disaster Mitigation and Management - Padang, Indonesia
Duration: 30 Sep 20211 Oct 2021


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