Indonesia declares emergency over coronavirus, expands social welfare

Indonesia declares emergency over coronavirus, expands social welfare
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  • calendar-gray 31 March 2020

Indonesian President Joko Widodo declared a national public health emergency over the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday and announced measures to help people with lower incomes, APA reports citing Reuters.

The measures included expanding social welfare, food assistance and giving electricity tariff discounts and waivers, he said.

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