Impact of National Disaster Covid-19, Indonesia Towards Economic Recession

Publish : 2020 | STIE Pasim Sukabumi

Covid-19 or the corona virus is a virus that has become a disaster and a global humanitarian disaster began in December 2019 in Wuhan province in China, April 2020 the spread of the corona virus has spread throughout the world making the greatest humanitarian disaster in the history of human civilization after the war world II, Already tens of thousands of people have died, millions of people have been infected with the conona virus from poor countries, developing countries to developed countries overwhelmed by this virus outbreak. Increasingly, the spread follows a series of measurements while patients who recover recover from a series of counts so that this epidemic becomes a very frightening disaster plus there is no drug or vaccine for this corona virus yet found, so that all countries implement strategies to reduce this spread from social distancing, phycal distancing to with a city or country lockdown. Table. 1 Development of Corona Virus Spread in the World No. Negara Terinfeksi Sembuh Meninggal 1 USA 587.173 36.948 23.644 2 Spain 172.541 35.435 20.465 3 Italia 159.516 35.435 20.465 4 Perance 136.779 27.718 14.967 5 German 130.072 68.200 3.194 6 England 88.621 nn 11.329 7 China 82.249 77.738 3.341 8 Iran 74.877 48.129 4.683 9 Turki 61.049 3.957 1.296 10 Indonesia 3.954 426 459 Source: Indonesia is one of the countries affected by the corona virus with a population of no. 4 in the world with a population of 270 million people this makes it very vulnerable to the spread of this vius corona, data published in March 2020 announced there were 2 positive patients affected by the corona virus, 2 months later there was an increase of thousands of percent of people infected with this virus, causing panic and fear throughout the community and bring tremendous impact from starting panic buying people buy staples in large quantities so that goods become scarce resulting in uncontrolled prices, hoarding and smuggling of personal protective equipment such as masks and personal protective clothing which makes the situation of the community increasingly haunted Fright. Responding to this problem the government made policies by setting strategies and policies in dealing with this vius corona in order to minimize the impact of this virus both for health and socio-economic impacts due to this outbreak which include: 1. Encourage people to implement social distancing 2. Form a task force to accelerate the corona virus 3. Building a hospital specifically for corona virus patients 4. Establishing large-scale social restrictions in certain cities 5. Provide energy incentives in the form of free electricity for 3 months for 450 VA and 50% discount for 900 VA 6. Providing social safety nets in the form of a package of people's basic needs for 6 months 7. Providing incentives for people affected by layoffs by issuing a Pre-Employment Card 8. The incentive of relaxation of installment payments for victims affected by the corona virus The Government of Indonesia has allocated a budget of Rp. 405.1 Trillion to tackle the spread of this epidemic and the impacts arising from this virus, such as decreased public purchasing power, unemployment due to massive layoffs and the sharp rise in poverty rates caused by this virus.

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