The New Policy of PPKM Level 1 to 4

The Indonesian Government’s new policy of PPKM level was officially implemented starting day (26/7/2021) to control the Covid-19 Pandemic. With the reference of Instruction of the Minister of Home Affairs (Inmendagri) concerning the Extension of Micro-Based PPKM and Optimizing the Covid-19 Handling Command Post at the Village and Sub-District Levels to Control the Spread of the Covid-19 Virus.

Several factors serve as references for determining the level of implementation of community activity restrictions (PPKM). From these factors, The Government indicates and puts in technical provisions to regulate social and economic activities restrictions of the community. The following references PPKM level 1-4 which are subject of discussion at the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment.

The updated information by today, 21 provinces will  implement Level 4 PPKM, 18 provinces will implement Level 3 and 17 provinces will implement Level 2 of community activity restrictions (PPKM).

PPKM Level 4

For level four which was previously called emergency PPKM, the reference indicators are weekly confirmed cases of more than 100 per 100,000 population, weekly treatment of more than 30 per 100,000 population, and weekly bed occupancy rate (BOR) of more than 80%.

  • Teaching and learning activities 100% (online)
  • Non-essential sector 0% work from office (WFO); essential sector 25% to 50% WFO depending on the type of service; while the critical sector can be 100% WFO
  • Supermarket /grocery store/traditional market open at 50% capacity until 08.00 PM
  • Shopping centers/malls are closed
  • Construction activities are only for national strategic projects (PSN) and public infrastructure can be at 100% capacity
  • Restaurants/restaurants only serve to take away
  • Places of worship are prohibited for congregational activities
  • Public facilities are closed
  • Social/cultural/sports activities are prohibited
  • Wedding receptions are prohibited
  • Public transportation maximum 70% capacity
  • For travelers, the requirements are for a vaccine card and a PCR test for airplane passengers, while for other transports, a vaccine card and an antigen test are required

PPKM Level 3 (Transition Two)

The reference indicators for level three are weekly confirmed cases of 65-100 per 100,000 population, weekly treatment 10-30 per 100,000 population, and weekly BOR of 60%-80%. Provisions for social and economic activities :

  • Teaching and Learning activities 100% (online)
  • Office activities 25% WFO and 75% WFH
  • Essential sector activities can be 100% WFO with a strict process
  • Supermarket / grocery store / traditional market open 50% capacity until 10.00 PM
  • Shopping centers/malls open until 17.00 with 25% capacity
  • Construction activities can be 100% capacity with strict processes
  • Restaurants/restaurants, both stand-alone and in shopping centers can serve meals on-site until 17.00 with a capacity of 25%
  • Restaurants/restaurants can still serve to take away until 20.00; and special that only serves to take away can operate until 00.00 AM
  • Places of worship are prohibited for congregational activities
  • Public facilities are closed
  • Social/cultural/sports activities are prohibited
  • Wedding receptions are prohibited
  • Community celebration activities with a maximum of 25% and without eating on the spot
  • Public transportation has a maximum of 70% capacity, and for travelers, the requirements are vaccine cards, PCR for planes, and antigens for others

Also read related article: Pandemic Proof Sectors in Indonesia

PPKM Level 2 (Transition One)

Reference indicator for level two weekly confirmed cases of 40 – 64 per 100,000 population, weekly treatment 5 to 9 per 100,000 population, and weekly BOR of less than 60%. For this level, the provisions are:

  • Non-essential sector 50% WFO for those who have been vaccinated; essential 100% WFO with two work shifts and critical 100% WFO
  • Supermarket / grocery store / traditional market open 75%
  • Shopping center/mall open with 50% capacity
  • Restaurants with a maximum capacity of 50%
  • Teaching and learning activities 50% online and 50% face-to-face school
  • 50% capacity of Worship place with strict procedures
  • 50% capacity of Public facilities with strict procedures
  • 50% capacity of  Social/cultural/sports activities with strict procedures
  • 50% capacity of Wedding reception with the strict process
  • Public transportation has a maximum capacity of 100% and for travelers, the requirements are a vaccine card and an antigen test

PPKM Level 1 ( New Normal )

The reference indicator for the level of one weekly confirmed case is less than 40 per 100,000 population, weekly treatment is less than 5 per 100,000 population, and weekly BOR is less than 60%. For this level, the conditions are:

  • 100% WFO non-essential sectors for those who have been vaccinated; essential 100% WFO with two work shifts and critical 100% WFO
  • Supermarket / grocery store / traditional market open 100%
  • Shopping center/mall open with 100% capacity
  • Restaurants/restaurants with a maximum capacity of 75%
  • 100% allowed for  face-to-face school with strict procedures
  • 100% allowed for Place of worship with strict procedures
  • 100% allowed for Public facilities with strict procedures
  • 100% allowed for Social/cultural/sports activities with strict procedures
  • 75% capacity of Wedding reception with the strict process
  • Public transportation has a maximum capacity of 100% and for travelers, the requirements are a vaccine card and an antigen test

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