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  • It's a familiar situation across the world, but no less shocking in Indonesia.

  • The hospitals of full of patients gasping for breath on graves, air being hastily dug, the Southeast Asian nation officially passing a grim milestone Tuesday.

  • One million coronavirus cases.

  • The world's fourth most populous country has struggled since last March to get the covert 19 pandemic under control.

  • Deaths from the respiratory disease now total 28,468.

  • Those numbers are among the highest across Asia.

  • Health experts believe the true spread of the disease could be three times higher.

  • West Java has been facing some of the highest infection rates across the country.

  • Reuters spoke to residents in Boggle, a city south of Jakarta on Java island.

  • Thats situation is very worrying.

  • Maybe it's the lack of public awareness, but in my opinion people just don't want to know about the situation or they don't care about it.

  • Things like wearing masks and washing hands should be mandatory, but even in big cities they don't consider it an obligation way.

  • Believe that cove it will attack us.

  • It will definitely attack us.

  • Wear sure that cove it will not attack us and we surrender to God, we will definitely not get it.

  • The Indonesian government started a mass vaccination campaign and tightened movement restrictions earlier this month.

  • It can't come soon enough as hospitals come under mounting strain.

  • Dozens of covert 19 patients have reportedly being turned away due to a lack of beds on ventilators.

It's a familiar situation across the world, but no less shocking in Indonesia.

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