The DKI Jakarta Provincial Government has again imposed large-scale transitional social restrictions (Transitional PSBB) for two weeks, from 12 to 25 October 2020. The transitional PSBB was implemented after a slowdown in active Covid-19 cases in Jakarta for a month of strict PSBB enforcement.
“Based on the positive results and evaluation of the DKI Jakarta Province Covid-19 Handling Task Force, it appears that there is a slowdown in the increase in cases and active cases despite an increase in transmission,” said DKI Jakarta Governor, Anies Baswedan, in a written statement on Sunday, 11 October 2020.
During this transitional PSBB period, there are several activities in a number of sectors that received concessions, ranging from lifestyle sectors to offices. The following is a list of activities allowed during the transitional PSBB period, of course by adhering to the established regulations and implementing the proper health protocols:
1. Go to the cinemas
At the transitional PSBB, cinemas are finally allowed to operate. However, the number of visitors is limited to a maximum of 25 percent of normal capacity. While in the cinema, visitors must comply with the health protocols, including sitting 1.5 meters away from others. It is also prohibited to move seats or pass by while inside the studio. Meanwhile, cinema operating hours will be regulated based on a technical submission from the building manager.
2. Work out at the gym
Gyms are also allowed to operate with only 25 percent of normal capacity. During the exercise, visitors should maintain a distance of at least 2 meters with each other. Gym managers must undergo the existing SOPs, including regulating air circulation and requiring officers to wear masks, face shields, and gloves. Operational hours are also limited, open at 6 am and close the latest at 9 pm. Meanwhile, classes in an indoor area are still not allowed.
Same with PSBB Transition Vol. 1, dine-in at restaurants, cafes, or stalls are allowed. The regulations are still the same, such as maintaining the distance between chairs or other visitors, limiting visitor capacity, using proper and correct disinfectants, and other standard health protocols. Buffet dining is still limited, foods and beverages will only be served by the staff.
4. Hold indoor weddings
Jakartans are allowed to hold indoor weddings with guests only 25 percent of the venue’s capacity. However, guests are only allowed to sit at a distance of 1.5 meters from each other and are prohibited from walking around. Foodservice should not be in the form of a buffet and a number of standard health protocols in place must be followed by guests and all parties involved. Meanwhile, applications for weddings in the building are submitted by the building manager.
5. Hold indoor meetings, workshops, or seminars
Indoor meetings, workshops, or seminars are allowed with participants only 25 percent of the venue’s capacity. Participants are only allowed to sit at a distance of 1.5 meters from each other and are prohibited from walking around. Buffet dining is prohibited and a number of standard health protocols in place must be followed by all parties.
6. Doing worship in places of worships
With strict regulations and adjusted to the respective religious institutions, the public may carry out worship activities in places of worship. In addition to implementing standard health protocols, every visitor must be recorded by the officer, either manual or digital. Places of worship can only be visited by a maximum of 50 percent of their normal capacity. Meanwhile, the place of worship that is used for weddings refers to the provisions regarding indoor weddings.
7. Work from office
Employees of offices in non-essential sectors are allowed to work from office during this transition period. The office’s capacity is now 50 percent after previously only 25 percent. All office managers are required to establish a data collection system for visitors or employees at the company, which at least consists of the name of the visitor, ID number, mobile number, and time of visit/work. The data collection system can be either manual or digital.
Office managers are also required to submit visitor data to the DKI Provincial Government through the Manpower, Transmigration, and Energy Agency (DTKTE) as an effort to trace epidemiological investigations. As well as required to make adjustments to working hours and work shifts with a minimum interval of 3 hours. Office managers must maximize the use of technology and/or engineering in carrying out work activities and to prevent crowds or direct contact.
8. Go to the salon
With salons and barbershops are allowed to operate again, you can now have your hair styled there. But, spa, massage, and several treatments with a lot of physical contacts are still not allowed. During your visit, you also need to keep implementing the standard health protocols and make sure all the staff is doing it so.
Along with the activities above, you can also now have a little more flexible time while visiting malls or markets. Those places are now allowed to open until 9 pm. Meanwhile, the government has also reopened the sports arena. Sports activities can be done there, but no spectators or crowds are allowed. As well as reopening several tourist spots, such as Ragunan Zoo, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, and Ancol.
We hope this is a good news for all of you. Stay safe and happy, everyone!