The Jakarta Post
No entrance: A motorist looks at a banner placed at the entrance of a kampung in Kalideres, West Jakarta, on Saturday. Residents have closed public access to their area as part of efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. (Antara/Fauzan)While local administrations have begun to block road access into their areas in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, the government has prepared to quarantine the country’s capital, which has been most affected by the disease.
The Transportation Ministry is preparing a scenario for a local quarantine in Greater Jakarta to slow the spread of COVID-19, depending on a decision expected to be made at a Cabinet meeting scheduled for Monday, a ministry official said.
The Transportation Ministry’s land transportation director general, Budi Setyadi, said the ministry, in coordination with the National Police’s traffic corps, had developed a...