Indonesian President Joko Widodo, commonly known as Jokowi, and Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto brief the media on the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat
Opinion

Opinion

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Dikanaya Tarahita

Can Indonesians trust Jokowi’s government in the coronavirus crisis?

  • The Indonesian government has been less than transparent, with the health minister attributing the lack of infections until this week to prayer
  • With two confirmed and 80 suspected Covid-19 cases, Indonesia must ensure its agencies are on the same page and improve transparency and public trust
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, commonly known as Jokowi, and Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto brief the media on the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters
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