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Thousands caught in nationwide health violation roundup

  • News Desk

    Jakarta

Jakarta   /   Fri, September 18 2020   /  01:00 am
Residents listen to the briefings from police officers regarding health protocols in Manado, North Sulawesi on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. (Antara/Adwit B. Pramono)

A joint team consisting of the National Police, the Indonesian Military and local stakeholders have caught hundreds of thousands of health protocol violations through Operasi Yustisi. The operation, which aimed to enforce public health protocols, was carried out on Monday and Tuesday in several regions. National Police spokesperson Brig. Gen. Awi Setiyono said authorities had discovered 47,752 health protocol violations the first day of the operation and 128,668 on the second day. "On Monday we carried out 53,975 inspections at 2,318 locations, while on Tuesday we conducted 80,615 inspections at 5,063 locations," Awi said on Wednesday, as quoted by kompas.com. Authorities gave 95,595 verbal warnings and issued 5,772 letters of reprimand during the operation. Some 2,096 people found in violation of health protocols were made perform social work. The joint team als...