Bisnis.com, JAKARTA – Pressure from the community and various parties for the government to act decisively in the treatment of Covid-19 with stricter policies, that is, carry out isolationanswered with concern from the five governors.
West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil said that if the central government implemented Lockdown, the West Java government was not ready to support the food supply for the community and asked the center for help.
“And from West Java, the budget does not exist. Even if it is carried out, the certainty of logistical support from the central government must be really ready, then we will apply it in West Java,” he said.
According to Kang Emil, the nickname of Ridwan Kamil, the governor of Yogyakarta, Sri Sultan HB X, emphasized that it was impossible for his region to make a total blockade because the government was not strong enough to cover the activities of the community for full.
“If not” [lockdown] a, without sentence [akan menetapkan kebijakan] isolationI can not tell you reward [membiayai] people are DIYers, ”he said after a meeting with the Regent and Mayor at the Kepatihan Complex on Monday evening (6/21/2021).
DKI Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has yet to release a statement on the issues related to the issue. isolation this. However, the secretary of the Regional Revenue Agency, Pilar Hendrani, said that the current financial situation of the DKI Jakarta provincial government is not in good condition.
“Yes [anggaran] There are, yes, there are, but now the economic situation of DKI cannot lie if the facts are not in good condition, “said Pilar by telephone to Deal, Monday (6/21/2021).
East Java Governor Khofifah Indar Parawansa stressed that his region would not carry out a blockade. Chose the strict micro PPKM option and if there is a cluster, the local government will carry out a micro blockade, as in Malang and Pasuruan.
“No, no, nothing” isolation. Say it’s micro now isolation. So now there is a mike isolation in Pasuruan, micro isolation in Malang, “Khofifah said.
The Governor of Central Java, Ganjar Pranowo, took a similar step. He claimed to have ordered the regents and mayors of the Covid-19 red zone to implement micro isolation.
“I ask you to look at the micro zoning. In fact, now we have reached a micro blockade. I have transmitted to friends of the regents and mayors, there is no reason to doubt,” he said, on Tuesday (6/22/2021).
He also ordered all regional chiefs to increase the capacity of beds, both from ICU and isolation in hospitals to centralized isolation sites.
Rejection isolation It came from the Governor of North Sumatra, Edy Rahmayadi. He stressed that North Sumatra did not require a blockade because the policy could have an impact on the community’s economy.
“I didn’t talk about it from the beginning isolation. The impact of Covid-19 is an economic problem. As a result, our economy has become social enemies, ”Edy said Tuesday (6/22/2021).
Furthermore, he believes that the implementation of the lockdown will also cost a lot of money. “Problem isolation this is expensive. That’s who can supervise. North Sumatra has many rat gates, for example from Tebing Tinggi to Medan in isolation there, through the mountains, he could. It can’t be like that, don’t be lazy isolation. North Sumatra too isolation,” He explained.
The Deputy for Macroeconomic and Financial Coordination of the Coordination Ministry, Iskandar Simorangkir, said that the economic and health aspects are equally important. The government, of course, chooses the health aspect. But on the other hand, the government does not want people to starve. Therefore, the government allocates PEN funds.
“We appreciate people’s different opinions about isolation, but this virus is still here. U.S isolation now after the next transmission, and so on, the cost is very expensive, ”he said on Wednesday (6/23/2021).
President Joko Widodo once opened up about the budget needed to fund all the needs of the people of DKI Jakarta a few months ago, if he had to. isolation in the capital. On a television show, he claimed that his budget reached 550 billion rupees per day.
“We once calculated that Jakarta needed 550 billion rupees a day. Just Jakarta. For Jabodetabek, that’s three times. That’s a day,” Jokowi said.
It’s not just the management costs that are expensive, but the losses to be borne by the state run into the billions.
Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said that Covid-19 was putting tremendous pressure on the Indonesian economy. The pandemic has caused the country to lose billions of trillions of financial potential.
“If we estimate from the loss of our opportunity to obtain economic growth in 2020 before Covid-19, which points to 5.3 percent and then ends at minus 2 percent, the economic value lost due to the pandemic is of Rp. 1,356 billion, “he said. said at the 2021 Central Development Coordination Meeting, Thursday (4/29/2021).
Sri Mulyani explained that this figure equaled 8.8 percent of 2020 gross domestic product (GDP).countercyclical) to contain the negative impact of Covid-19 on the economy.
Last year, the evidence was that state spending increased by IDR 284.2 trillion, an increase of 12.3 percent compared to 2019. On the other hand, state revenues experienced a rather deep decline, which was IDR 312 , 8 billion. This figure is 16 percent lower compared to the previous year.
This condition also caused net debt to increase by Rs 1,226.8 trillion, equivalent to 7.8 percent of 2020 GDP. Then, interest expenses increased by Rs 38.6 trillion for a total of Rs 314.1 trillion rupees.
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