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KOMPAS.com – The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) included Indonesia in Level 1 of the Covid-19 travel recommendations based on destination.

Based on the November 1, 2021 update, Indonesia is in Level 1 Covid-19 out of 4 existing levels.

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So what does Level 1 Covid-19 mean by the CDC?

Quotes CDC site, the level of countries, is used as travel alerts regarding health threats around the world and advises on how to protect yourself.

As for the meaning Level 1This means that the country has a low level of transmission of the threat of Covid-19.

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However, US citizens who will come to a country with Level 1 status, are required to have been fully vaccinated before traveling to that country.

You must wear a mask and keep a distance of 6 feet from other people.

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CDC Indonesia is included in the CDC’s list of low-risk countries for Covid-19.

While on Level 2 This means that the transmission of Covid-19 is at a moderate level.

To travel to this country, you must be fully vaccinated and advised to avoid non-essential travel.

Furthermore, Level 3 This means that the transmission of Covid-19 in the country is high.

The recommendation is that when you are going to travel you must have been fully vaccinated.

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Unvaccinated travelers should avoid non-essential travel to Level 3 countries.

The last level is Level 4 with Covid-19 transmission rate is very high.

The recommendation of tourists to travel to Level 4 countries is to avoid traveling to this destination.

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List of CDC release states

A motorist passes in front of a mural with the theme of COVID-19 in the Jalan Nusantara area, Makassar, South Sulawesi, Monday (1/11/2021).  The purpose of making the mural is as a medium of education to the public to stay alert to the spread of COVID-19 and invite them to participate in vaccinations.  BETWEEN PHOTOS/Abriawan Abhe/wsj.BETWEEN PHOTOS/ABRIAWAN ABHE A motorist passes in front of a mural with the theme of COVID-19 in the Jalan Nusantara area, Makassar, South Sulawesi, Monday (1/11/2021). The purpose of making the mural is as a medium of education to the public to stay alert to the spread of COVID-19 and invite them to participate in vaccinations. BETWEEN PHOTOS/Abriawan Abhe/wsj.

Some of the countries that entered Level 4 include Afghanistan, Albania, Israel, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Saudi Arabia, and so on.

The countries that fall into the Level 3 category include Argentina, Australia, Italy, Germany, Fiji, South Korea, and so on.

For countries that are included in Level 2, namely Bangladesh, Bolivia, India, Nigeria, Colombia, Kenya.

Meanwhile, the countries that entered Level 1 are Indonesia, China, Oman, Taiwan and Zambia.

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CDC assessment indicators

The main criteria for determining level indicators, the CDC will look at the number of new infection cases during the last 28 days in a country and compare it with the total population.

For countries with the following 100,000 inhabitants:

  1. Level 1: less than 50 cases/100,000 inhabitants
  2. Level 2: 50-99 cases/100,000 souls
  3. Tier 3: 100-500 cases/100,000 souls
  4. Tier 4: more than 500 cases/100,000 inhabitants

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As for countries with less than 100,000 inhabitants:

  • Level 1: less than 50 cases
  • Level 2: 50-99 cases
  • Level 3: 100-500 cases
  • Level 4: more than 500 cases

In both country groups, the CDC will also address the daily development of new cases there. There is a tendency to increase, decrease, or stabilize.

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Third wave threat

Hundreds of residents of Sukorejo Subdistrict, Blitar City attended the Covid-19 vaccination at the Legi Market yard, Thursday morning (4/11/2021)KOMPAS.COM/ASIP HASANI Hundreds of residents of Sukorejo Subdistrict, Blitar City attended the Covid-19 vaccination at the Legi Market yard, Thursday morning (4/11/2021)

Although categorized as Level 1, Spokesperson for Vaccination of the Ministry of Health, Siti Nadia Tarmizi, asked the public not to be carried away by the determination of the status.

The reason is, the threat of a third wave and a new variant of the corona virus that causes Covid-19 is still lurking.

“The public, both in Indonesia and those who want to enter Indonesia, must remain disciplined in health protocols and comply with every government policy. There is no tolerance for those who violate the provisions,” said Nadia, quoted from the Ministry of Health website, Monday (1/11/2011). 2021).

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