The Deputy Chair of the Indonesian People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) is confident that Indonesia can get through the difficult times of the pandemic

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ACCURATE.CO Deputy Chairperson of the MPR RI Lestari Moerdijat believes that the Indonesian people can get through and be able to get out of the difficult times during the Covid-19 pandemic.

“We will stand tall as winners. So that one day, we will be remembered as a generation that is able to fight the Covid-19 pandemic,” he said during the Socialization of the Four Pillars of the MPR in Purbalingga, Central Java, Friday (10/9/2021).

Also speaking as resource persons in this socialization were Amelia Anggraini (women) and Faiz Alaudien Reza Mardhika (youth leaders).

According to Lestari Moerdijat, the Covid-19 pandemic is not the first pandemic. History records that long ago, even in the Middle Ages, the world had experienced pandemics of a number of diseases. Facing this pandemic, humans were able to survive and adapt to a different way of life.

Lestari Moerdijat, who was present online, added that experts said Covid-19 would become endemic and never go away completely. Just like the flu, humans will live with Covid-19.

“We are working hard to fight this pandemic. We are ready to undergo new norms that give birth to a new normal. We are ready to fight to move forward,” said Rerie, Lestari Moerdijat’s nickname.

Rerie revealed that until early September 2021, positive cases of Covid-19 in Indonesia had exceeded 4.1 million cases with the death toll exceeding 130 thousand people. The highest number of cases ever occurred on July 15, 2021, which was 56,757 cases in a day.

“Alhamdulillah, with the hard work of the government and the community, we have succeeded in significantly reducing the number of positive COVID-19 cases,” he said.

In the context of nationality, Rerie explained that in the midst of a multidimensional crisis situation and national threat, the Indonesian nation must face the Covid-19 pandemic.


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