Indonesia’s VCs, tech firms join forces to combat the recent spike in COVID cases

Indonesia is suffering from a lack of hospital beds and oxygen as coronavirus infections tear through the country. © Reuters

Investors, tech startups and companies in Indonesia are joining forces to augment the availability and supply of oxygen in a bid to combat the recent spike in COVID-19 cases across the country.

With the total number of cases exceeding 3 million and casualties standing at 80,000, Indonesia has become the new epicentre of the pandemic in Asia, overtaking India, as the highly contagious delta variant sweeps through the densely populated Java island, and Bali.

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