A volunteer from Indonesia’s Red Cross disinfects a school closed amid the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: ReutersA volunteer from Indonesia’s Red Cross disinfects a school closed amid the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
A volunteer from Indonesia’s Red Cross disinfects a school closed amid the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Dikanaya Tarahita

Coronavirus: Covid-19 could live on in Indonesia long after world recovers

  • The country’s remote, isolated islands offer a perfect spot for the disease to hide and fester if the Jokowi government fails to act swiftly enough
  • It needs to reach out to the regions now, and test, test, test

A volunteer from Indonesia’s Red Cross disinfects a school closed amid the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: ReutersA volunteer from Indonesia’s Red Cross disinfects a school closed amid the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
A volunteer from Indonesia’s Red Cross disinfects a school closed amid the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
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