March 20, 2020 / 11:43 AM / 15 days ago

Indonesian capital declares emergency over coronavirus

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

Governor Anies Baswedan told a news conference that public entertainment would be stopped from Monday and public transportation limited. He urged companies to let staff work from home. (Reporting by Wilda Asmarini; Writing by Stanley Widianto; Editing by Ed Davies and Kevin Liffey)

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