Social distancing shall be effective to control Covid-19 spread. However, its effectiveness is doubtfully due to late response of authority in a low-resource setting such as Indonesia. This study aims to present the effectiveness of large-sale social restriction (LSSR) as the social distancing policy by analyze the chronological as well as the difference between before and after LSSR implementation in Jakarta, Indonesia. The secondary data analysis was derived from surveillance data for Covid-19 from government authorities, including the Ministry of Health and the local government of Jakarta. Two statuses related to Covid-19 were examined in the study: incidence and suspect. These Covid-19 statuses were presented in daily rates with pre and post of LSSR policy in Jakarta, Indonesia. LSSR policy had just implemented over a month after the first multiple cases found. The number of positive confirmed patients increased significantly after the LSSR (p-value = 0.000; mean difference = -70.532). This study's findings showed that social distancing was not effective to control Covid-19 incidence which indicates the late response of the authorities.
|Journal||E3S Web of Conferences|
|Publication status||Published - 10 Nov 2020|
|Event||5th International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System, ICENIS 2020 - Semarang, Indonesia|
Duration: 12 Aug 2020 → 13 Aug 2020
- Before after
- Social distancing