Indonesia extends coronavirus curbs to July 25 -president

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Jakarta
Children gather at a street-food shop at the Muara Baru neighborhood, amid the the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) disease in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 14, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

JAKARTA, July 20 (Reuters) - Indonesia will extend its restrictions on movement until July 25 and aim to ease them gradually from July 26 if the number of COVID-19 infections drops, President Joko Widodo said in a virtual address on Tuesday.

Reporting by Fransiska Nangoy, Tabita Diela; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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