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Nyepi Holidays; Yogyakarta police patrol tourist destinations


TEMPO.CO, Yogyakarta – Tourists from various regions flocked to Yogyakarta during the Nyepi holiday on Thursday, March 3. They visited several destinations in the city center or the regencies of Yogyakarta.

Yogyakarta police have deployed teams to patrol tourist destinations in the region. “Today, in accordance with Nyepi Holiday, is the third day of the Progo 2022 security operation, so we are carrying out patrols to various tourist destinations while promoting the implementation of a health protocol for tourists in order to ‘prevent the transmission of Covid,’ Yogya police spokesman Sr. Comsr said. . Yuliyanto Thursday.

Some of the sites include Gembira Loka Zoo, Yogyakarta Monument, Jogja Kembali Monument Zone, Prambanan Temple and Malioboro. “In this patrol, we give priority to educational activities in the form of traffic control and regulation, checking of vehicles in working order and vehicle completeness, as well as a call for vehicles to they don’t use sirens or rotators unless they’re specified to use one,” Yuliyanto said.

Police are also asking freight trucks not to overload capacity. “The call to respect the health protocol to prevent the transmission of Covid and distribute masks to tourists remains the main priority,” said Yuliyanto.

The patrol is carried out simultaneously by Yogyakarta police and resort police offices in five regencies/cities.

A spokesperson for the Yogyakarta Covid-19 task force, Berty Murtiningsih, said daily Covid-19 cases continue to rise in the city amid the Nyepi holiday situation. “New confirmed Covid cases in Yogya today are 2,541 and 20 new deaths,” Berty remarked.

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Pribadi Wicaksono (Contributor)