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Stay home, President saysMarch 16, 2020
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is calling on all Indonesians to stay home as the country of 270 million people braces for the worst pandemic in recent memory. In his first national address on the COVID-19 outbreak on Sunday, the President highlighted the importance of practicing “social distancing” to stop the spread of the coronavirus that has already claimed thousands of lives worldwide.
Govt refuses putting country under lockdown to contain COVID-19March 13, 2020
The government has decided against putting Indonesia under lockdown in response to the recent COVID-19 pandemic. The government’s spokesperson for COVID-19, Achmad Yurianto, said that putting affected areas under lockdown would only increase the chances of the virus spreading and would leave limited room for action.
Doctors, health experts urge govt to handle COVID-19 seriouslyMarch 13, 2020
Doctors and health experts have urged the government to take a more serious approach in managing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which was recently declared a pandemic. The government’s performance has not conformed to the rising number of confirmed cases in the country.