An almost empty intersection at noon on Jalan M.H. Thamrin, one of the main roads in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
An almost empty intersection at noon on Jalan M.H. Thamrin, one of the main roads in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Indonesia’s cases surge by 149 amid confusion over transport restrictions

  • The governor of Central Java has urged residents to stay in Jakarta in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19
  • The country now has 1,677 confirmed cases and 157 deaths, the latter figure the highest in Southeast Asia

An almost empty intersection at noon on Jalan M.H. Thamrin, one of the main roads in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
An almost empty intersection at noon on Jalan M.H. Thamrin, one of the main roads in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
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