East Java Governor Urges Residents To Stay Calm Anticipating The Potential Third Wave Of COVID-19
East Java Governor Khofifah Indar Parawansa/PHOTO VIA ANTARA

SURABAYA - East Java Governor Khofifah Indar Parawansa appealed to the public to remain calm and participate in anticipating the potential spike in cases of the third wave of COVID-19 transmission in Indonesia.

"Everyone must be calm by taking good precautions," said Khofifah in Surabaya, Wednesday, October 27.

The government, he said, always tries to maximize the best service, especially for the people of East Java and anyone who lives in the local area.

"The important thing is that health protocols are maintained properly. Don't be slack and careless even though the transmission is currently sloping. Apply prokes anywhere and anytime," he said.

Khofifah also reminded the importance of accelerating vaccination which is one of the efforts or efforts to control the transmission of COVID-19.

His party together with the East Java Regional Police and the V/Brawijaya Military Command will also never stop sweeping residents who have not received vaccine injections.

"Including residents who have ID cards outside East Java, but live in East Java. We continue to strive and ensure they receive vaccines through door to door," said Khofifah.

On the other hand, Governor Khofifah received assistance from 59 units of oxygen cylinders in the context of distributing donations to Grab's national campaign "BERSATU for Indonesia".

"We appreciate Grab's support to distribute oxygen cylinders to support the needs of health facilities in East Java. The spirit of mutual cooperation to unite and help each other is important in the current situation," he said.

Meanwhile, Director of East Indonesia, Grab Indonesia, Halim Wijaya, when handing over the assistance, was committed to always having a positive impact on the community, especially in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic.

"We are grateful to the Indonesian people who have participated in the United Donation program. We hope this assistance can help and have a meaningful impact on medical treatment and the community in East Java," said Halim.

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