Title : Indonesia to place all provinces under stricter curbs for year-end holidays
By Dio Suhenda (The Jakarta Post) , 19 Nov 2021

[...Coordinating Human Development and Culture Minister Muhadjir Effendy, ...said that applying level 3 restrictions nationwide would help to better regulate public mobility.

The details will be published next week in the form of a Home Ministry instruction, which will be effective starting from Dec. 24 until Jan. 2, 2022.

“(Every region) will follow the same national (protocols)...New Year’s festivities, such as fireworks, parades and events that would attract large crowds, will be completely prohibited, he said. Religious services, including Christmas services, ... houses of worship to operate at half capacity...malls, hotels, restaurants and supermarkets to open at half capacity, while public parks and facilities, as well as other places that attract large crowds, are instructed to close.

It is unclear whether or not domestic travel requirements for the upcoming year-end holidays will change.
Currently fully vaccinated airplane passengers to and from Java and Bali are required to present negative antigen test results. This also applies to long-distance travelers who use trains, buses and boats. Air travelers who have only received one dose of a two-shot vaccine currently need to present negative PCR test results taken three days before the flight at the latest...

With COVID-19 figures once again dropping to the low three digits over the past week and restrictions eased, the government again put vaccination to the forefront of its third wave prevention strategy, aiming to have the entire adult population getting their first dose by the end of the year. It also plans to start administering booster shots next year.]