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Indonesia

New holiday to replace Eid?

President Joko Widodo said the government is considering starting a new national holiday to prevent the annual mass exodus usually occurring at the end of the Muslim fasting month amid concerns over the spread of the coronavirus which has infected more than 1,700 people.

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Indonesia may start new holiday to replace Eid exodus amid COVID-19 concerns

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday the government is considering starting a new national holiday to prevent the annual mass exodus usually occurring at the end of the Muslim fasting month amid concerns over the spread of COVID-19. Widodo said at a cabinet meeting that measures could be put in place during the new holiday such as making tourist attractions free to help "bring some calm to the people".

Indonesia

No lockdown for Indonesia

President Joko Widodo declared a state of emergency as coronavirus deaths in the world’s fourth most populous country jumped again, but he resisted calls for a nationwide lockdown.