Coronavirus. What Indonesia is going to do

Indonesia abolishes the 30-day visa-free stay, which also applies to Czech citizens and introduces a visa requirement. The visa application shall include a certificate certifying that the applicant is not infected with COVID-19.

According to the information provided by the Indonesian side, Indonesia does not intend to close the borders or isolate some regions of the country in the near future and wants to focus in particular on reducing public cumulation of larger groups.

On Saturday (March 14) Indonesia declared the spread of COVID-19 a national disaster. All schools and some public places were closed in the capital. t (museums, Monas monument, cancellation of Sunday car-free day in the city center). At the same time, the Governor urged citizens not to leave their homes and work at home as far as possible, not to travel, to pray at home and to postpone all activities involving more people. Other local administrations in other parts of West Java, Banten, Aceh, Bali have taken similar measures. Entry to the country was restricted with a recent history of residence in the risk areas of COVID-19 in South Korea, Italy and Iran. So far, Indonesia has only banned entry and transit for persons who have recently resided in mainland China for more than 14 days.

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