Bandung, – The Covid-19 pandemic has made many traders lose their livelihoods. The closure of selling locations or the lack of buyers is the reason many traders are forced to stop selling.
A number of traders in several regions in Indonesia tested positive for the corona virus and even died from contracting Covid-19. The local government closed these markets with the target of preventing the spread of the corona virus from spreading.
However, the local authority’s policies are considered to have worsened the economy of the lower classes. The Ministry of Trade asked all traditional markets to remain open during the pandemic.
As was done at this time, the member of the Patrol Task Force Ban Ops Aman Nusa II Battalion A, the Mobile Brigade Pioneer of the West Java Regional Police, carried out monitoring and checking health protocols and received both complaints and aspirations from traders because many traders violated and did not comply with health protocols so that they were exposed to by this Corona Virus. Friday (05/03/2021)
In this case, Aiptu Sutriana, as a member of Company 1 Battalion A, the West Java Police Satbrimob Pioneer, confirmed that now is a difficult time for food stocks because there is a need for assistance or contributions from the government to control the availability of foodstuffs during the current Corona virus pandemic.
“In this case, we as police officers can only monitor the implementation of health protocols and accommodate complaints from traders regarding food security which until now is thought to be unstable, not to forget that our traders also urge to always think ahead regarding this food security and Don’t forget to always wear a mask and apply Health Protocols when trading, “said Aiptu Sutriana during his patrol activities.
In a separate location, West Java Police Mobile Brigade Commander Kombes Pol. Yuri Karsono, SIK, said “we will continue to strive to be at the forefront of giving appeals and invitations to the public, in obeying every recommendation, controlling rules to stop the transmission of the corona virus outbreak and always guarding ourselves from crime.” he added.
Kombes Pol. Yuri Karsono, SIK, added that “this appeal activity is a form of West Java Police Mobile Brigade Service for the community in presenting the State in the midst of society”.
“This is a form of the West Java Police Mobile Brigade Service in this case in the Bandung area, to create a sense of security and comfort as well as emotional closeness between Brimob and the community in breaking the chain of the Covid-19 Virus,” concluded Kombes Pol. Yuri Karsono.