Jakarta residents wearing face masks as a precaution against Covid-19 cross the road in the capital’s central business district. Photo: AP Jakarta residents wearing face masks as a precaution against Covid-19 cross the road in the capital’s central business district. Photo: AP
Jakarta residents wearing face masks as a precaution against Covid-19 cross the road in the capital’s central business district. Photo: AP

Coronavirus Indonesia: can Jakarta get its raging Covid-19 outbreak under control?

  • The stakes are high for the capital city of 10 million people, which indirectly contributes to about 60 per cent of the country’s economy
  • Experts say Indonesia, which has the highest death toll in Southeast Asia, is still in its first wave of infections despite earlier social-distancing restrictions

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Jakarta residents wearing face masks as a precaution against Covid-19 cross the road in the capital’s central business district. Photo: AP Jakarta residents wearing face masks as a precaution against Covid-19 cross the road in the capital’s central business district. Photo: AP
Jakarta residents wearing face masks as a precaution against Covid-19 cross the road in the capital’s central business district. Photo: AP
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