A motorist stops near a mural painted as a tribute to medical workers on the outskirts of Jakarta. Photo: AP A motorist stops near a mural painted as a tribute to medical workers on the outskirts of Jakarta. Photo: AP
A motorist stops near a mural painted as a tribute to medical workers on the outskirts of Jakarta. Photo: AP

When it comes to coronavirus deaths, could Indonesia be Southeast Asia’s Italy?

  • Analysts see the situation as a harrowing replay of what happened in Italy, which has Europe’s highest fatality count
  • The failure to isolate affected areas and limit the population’s movement could see more than 140,000 deaths by May, according to a University of Indonesia estimate

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A motorist stops near a mural painted as a tribute to medical workers on the outskirts of Jakarta. Photo: AP A motorist stops near a mural painted as a tribute to medical workers on the outskirts of Jakarta. Photo: AP
A motorist stops near a mural painted as a tribute to medical workers on the outskirts of Jakarta. Photo: AP
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