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Special Indonesia locks down main island in face of ‘COVID-19 catastrophe’

Indonesia locks down main island in face of ‘COVID-19 catastrophe’

  • The country’s single-day infection rate hit a record high of 24,836 on Thursday and the stringent new restrictions will be imposed from Saturday until July 20
  • In Yogyakarta, Java, civil society groups aiding local communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak said they were struggling to provide medical assistance
By ISMIRA LUTFIA TISNADIBRATA ·