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Jokowi: No lockdown, more testingMarch 20, 2020
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has ruled out the possibility of imposing a lockdown on the virus-stricken capital and has instead ordered mass testing to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which has claimed thousands of lives worldwide.
Gowa mass prayer’s foreign attendees quarantinedMarch 19, 2020
South Sulawesi Police spokesperson Ibrahim Tompo reported that his force would guard foreign nationals from several Asian countries who had arrived in Indonesia to attend a grand religious gathering in Gowa regency, South Sulawesi. The gathering itself has been postponed because of mounting anxiety over the high risk of COVID-19 transmissions among the thousands of the gathering’s attendees.
More referral hospitals prepared as COVID-19 cases surgeMarch 19, 2020
The sharp increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases in Indonesia has pushed the government to add more referral hospitals and laboratories to handle the new coronavirus. The government also plans to utilize rapid testing kits to expedite the detection of COVID-19 transmissions.