The decision was also based on recommendation issued by the Indonesian Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (ITAGI).
The pandemic is predicted to last longer than anticipated.
Booster doses should be prioritized for the elderlies.
Booster shots will be made mandatory for Indonesians over the age of 18 who are traveling abroad.
"And they have been found in four people in Bali."
Only 27.2 percent of senior citizens across the country have received COVID-19 booster shot.
Ministry of Health has announced that Sinovac vaccine will be used as a COVID-19 booster shot.
While the majority of senior citizens in Jakarta have been fully-vaccinated, their participation in booster rollout is still currently low and needs to be improved.