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Transjakarta to require non-cash payments to minimize COVID-19 transmissionsMarch 18, 2020
To curb the rapid transmission of the COVID-19 coronavirus, PT Transjakarta has announced that all of its monetary transactions must be cashless starting on March 19. This will serve as another preventative measure taken in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in the country, whereby cashless payments would minimize physical contacts between staff members and customers.
Govt considers modified quarantinesMarch 18, 2020
To reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the government continues to consider new strategies, including imposing “modified” quarantines that are regulated based on regional conditions. This option, which is an alternative to a nation-wide lockdown, was proposed during a virtual meeting held by the State Palace with a number of chairpersons of doctor associations and public health experts.
National emergency status extended over COVID-19March 17, 2020
The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has decided to extend Indonesia’s emergency period to address the coronavirus crisis until May 29. The extension was mandated through BNPB Decree No. 13.A/2020 signed on Feb. 29 by agency head Doni Monardo.
Public transportation return to normalMarch 17, 2020
Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has removed a restriction on the operational hours of public transportation after just one day. He said on Monday evening that public transportation would return to normal following a suggestion from President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.
Regional govts permitted to announce confirmed COVID-19 casesMarch 16, 2020
After previously attempting to centralize all COVID-19-related information with the central government to avoid the spread of false news, regional administrations are now permitted to announce any confirmed COVID-19 cases in their respective regions, as the virus continues to spread.