Jakarta enters top 50 big cities to handle Covid-19

Jakarta enters top 50 big cities to handle Covid-19

DKI Jakarta is ranked 47th among the 50 best cities in the world for handling COVID-19. The province received a total score of 51.43 in response to the pandemic based on a special study by an agency of the international nonprofit and commercial consortium, Deep Knowledge Analytics (DKA).

“The main objective of the report is to analyze the regional response to the pandemic at the city level,” wrote the DKA study received by Media Indonesia on Thursday (11/11). Additionally, he explained, the study’s results were based on data collected through September 2021 in an analysis titled Covid-19 City Safety Ranking in the second quarter of 2021.

Benchmarks for analyzing the city’s response in managing the COVID-19 pandemic include immunization, economy, prevention, governance and security. The analysis uses 8,000 pieces of data by applying an analytical framework that is compiled using 114 indicators, both qualitative and quantitative, then categorized into five categories that are applied to 72 cities around the world.

Out of the 72 cities, it was narrowed down to the top 50 cities in the world with the highest scores. The results of the study for the 50 major cities, for the economic resilience indicators in Jakarta have a value of 11.05; government efficiency 10.61; health management 9.17; quarantine efficiency 12.81; and vaccination 7.78. Above DKI Jakarta, Manila is ranked 45th and Kuala Lumpur is ranked 41st.

Abu Dhabi is in first place with a total score of 73.16. The only ASEAN country in the top five is Singapore in second place with a score of 71.69, well above DKI Jakarta. (OL-14)


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