Indonesian officials put on protective suits before coming in to contact with possible coronavirus patients on Sunday. Photo: Reuters Indonesian officials put on protective suits before coming in to contact with possible coronavirus patients on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
Indonesian officials put on protective suits before coming in to contact with possible coronavirus patients on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Indonesia scrambles to find first patients’ close contacts as Widodo urges calm

  • Authorities are still tracking about 50 members of a dance community that was frequented by one of the patients, says country’s disease prevention head
  • News of Indonesia’s first cases sent Jakarta residents into a buying frenzy, with hand sanitisers, instant noodles and water flying off the shelves

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Indonesian officials put on protective suits before coming in to contact with possible coronavirus patients on Sunday. Photo: Reuters Indonesian officials put on protective suits before coming in to contact with possible coronavirus patients on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
Indonesian officials put on protective suits before coming in to contact with possible coronavirus patients on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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