Indonesia to issue lockdown

Decontaminate: Boarding school students reacting as a worker sprays disinfectant on them before they travel back home by bus, amid the spread of Covid-19 in Jombang, near Surabaya. — Reuters

THE government is drafting a regulation to stipulate the procedures and requirements for imposing regional quarantines, also known as lockdowns, a minister says, as confirmed cases of Covid-19 continue to surge in the country.

Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Minister Mahfud MD told journalists during a teleconference interview on Friday that the central government had been speeding up the regulation’s drafting so that it could be issued immediately.

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