The United Kingdom (UK) is in a new lockdown. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the new measure that is supposed to be “tough enough” to stop a new, highly contagious COVID-19 variant. The lockdown starts Wednesday. Given the spread of the said new variant, and other problematic variants in other parts of the world (such as the South Africa variant, which is also highly contagious), one wonders whether Indonesia would soon be affected.

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