Indonesians wear protective face masks as they wait to cross the street in Jakarta. Authorities have urged people to avoid public gatherings, but many are still going to work, fearful that they might lose their jobs. Photo: EPA-EFE
Fadhilah Fitri Primandari
Opinion

Opinion

Fadhilah Fitri Primandari

Jokowi must help Indonesians stay home to slow coronavirus spread

  • Indonesia’s capital Jakarta has become a hotspot for infections but people are still commuting in a bid to earn money and keep their jobs
  • Meanwhile a lack of policy coordination across the archipelago of 260 million people could fuel a surge in cases from the current 893
Indonesians wear protective face masks as they wait to cross the street in Jakarta. Authorities have urged people to avoid public gatherings, but many are still going to work, fearful that they might lose their jobs. Photo: EPA-EFE
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