Jakarta declares emergency over coronavirus (update)


Indonesian Muslims praying at a mosque during the Friday Prayers gathering in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Friday (March 20). After the prayers, the governor of Indonesia’s capital Jakarta on Friday (March 20) declared a state of emergency for the next two weeks in the city, the centre of Indonesia’s Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. Cases has been rising in the city over the last week. - Reuters

JAKARTA: The governor of Indonesia’s capital Jakarta on Friday (March 20) declared a state of emergency for the next two weeks in the city, the centre of Indonesia’s Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

Governor Anies Baswedan told a news conference that public entertainment would be stopped from Monday and public transportation limited.

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