Indonesia President Plans Stricter Rules on Mobility, Social Distancing


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Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Monday said he planned to impose stricter limits on mobility between regions.

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Widodo stated at the opening of a cabinet meeting, adding that he would also implement a large-scale policy of social distancing to help curb the spread of coronavirus.

“In implementing the policy of large scale social distancing, I ask that a regulation is prepared for clear guidance for provincial level governments,” he said.

Presidential spokesman Fadjroel Rachman said via Twitter Widodo was embarking on “a new stage of war against COVID-19, which is large scale social distancing with health quarantines.”

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