In a taped interview with Kompas’ Aiman Wicaksono, the Head of Indonesia’s COVID-19 Response Task Force, Lieutenant General Doni Monardo (who is also the Chief of Indonesia’s Disaster Mitigation Agency, or BNPB) confirmed that Indonesia would not impose a lockdown. In a show of defiance, however, the Mayor of the City of Tegal, Central Java, has blocked access to and out of the city, leaving the national road as the only entry/exit point.

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