President Joko Widodo announced that two people in Indonesia are positively infected with the coronavirus.

The two citizens were in contact with Japanese nationals who came to Indonesia. The Japanese were detected with the coronavirus after leaving Indonesia and arriving in Malaysia.


“The Minister of Health, Terawan Agus Putranto, just this morning confirmed to me that a mother, 64, and her daughter, 31, are positive with the coronavirus,” said President Joko Widodo.

However, the president did not state the specific whereabouts of these infected. He only ensured that these two are already taken into care.



The government has taken steps and is preparing for the prevention and treatment of the global coronavirus outbreak. President Joko Widodo, in a press statement, at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, on Monday, March 2, 2020, said that from the beginning it had improved the readiness of many hospitals and equipment following international standards.

Source: Kompas