Medical workers in Indonesia are grappling with the pressure of caring for Covid-19 patients while quickly vaccinating the country's residents as infections increase, according to a global health and humanitarian relief organization.
"Health care workers in Indonesia are struggling with a double burden," said Edhie Rahmat, executive director for Indonesia at Project HOPE, short for Health Opportunities for People Everywhere.
First, they have to take care of both Covid patients and patients with other diseases.
Total infections crossed the 2 million threshold on Monday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
Meanwhile, around 8.9% of Indonesia's population has received at least one dose of a Covid vaccine, and 4.6% of the country is fully vaccinated, according to Our World in Data.
CNBC, Johns Hopkins University .