Covid-19: Two Indonesians evade quarantine over fears of losing income


wo from 15 Batam residents who are identified as closed contacts from a Singaporean who tested positive for Covid-19 refuse to be quarantined, one of whom escaped from the quarantine room in the Hajj Dormitory. - JP

BATAM (The Jakarta Post/ANN): Two men in Batam, Riau Islands, who had been in close contact with a Singaporean Covid-19 patient have evaded quarantine, the city's health authorities said on Tuesday (March 3).

Both residents work as app-based ojek (motorcycle taxi) drivers and are among the 15 people identified as having been in close contact with three Singapore residents who tested positive for Covid-19 after visiting Batam.

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