Jakarta (Indonesia Window) – As many as 303 doctors have died during the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia, according to the Indonesia Medical Association on Thursday (Feb. 4).
Of the 303 doctors, 169 were general practitioners, 129 specialists, and five residents.
The association pointed out that the oldest doctors who died of COVID-19 were aged between 81 years and 85 years old, namely six people, and the youngest had the ages between 28 years and 10 years old, namely 11 doctors.
January 2021 is the month with the highest death tally of doctors due to COVID-19, namely 57, while in December 2020 the disease killed 55 doctors in the country.
The provinces with the highest death toll of doctors during the COVID-19 pandemic were East Java (60), followed by Jakarta (44), Central Java (44), West Java (34), and North Sumatra (27).
Reporting by Indonesia Window