Indonesia president plans stricter rules on mobility, social distancing

Joko Widodo
Joko Widodo

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

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 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 the war against COVID-19, which is large scale social distancing with health quarantines.” (Reuters/NAN)

– Mar. 30, 2020 @ 10:05 GMT |

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