Indonesian police and government officers question motorists at a police checkpoint on May 1. Photo: AP

Indonesians dodge Jokowi’s travel ban, raising fears of coronavirus spike in provinces

  • Thousands of migrant workers are trying to go home for the Eid al-Fitr holiday, leading to fears the Covid-19 disease could spread from Jakarta to the provinces
  • Regional hospitals are not as equipped to handle an outbreak as those in the capital region, which is Indonesia’s virus epicentre
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Indonesian police and government officers question motorists at a police checkpoint on May 1. Photo: AP
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