A member of the Indonesian Red Cross sprays disinfectant at a mall in Jakarta. Photo: AFP A member of the Indonesian Red Cross sprays disinfectant at a mall in Jakarta. Photo: AFP
A member of the Indonesian Red Cross sprays disinfectant at a mall in Jakarta. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Indonesia’s Widodo plans stricter social distancing rules as thousands flee Jakarta

  • The president is ordering large-scale curbs on social activities and tighter restrictions on mobility
  • Most of the country’s cases are concentrated in and around the capital, while Indonesia’s death rate is the highest in Southeast Asia

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A member of the Indonesian Red Cross sprays disinfectant at a mall in Jakarta. Photo: AFP A member of the Indonesian Red Cross sprays disinfectant at a mall in Jakarta. Photo: AFP
A member of the Indonesian Red Cross sprays disinfectant at a mall in Jakarta. Photo: AFP
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