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Are Indonesia’s new coronavirus measures strict enough to curb the Delta-variant surge?

While the Indonesian islands of Java and Bali – home to almost 60 per cent of the population – are set for an 18-day lockdown to curb a surge in Covid-19 cases linked to the Delta variant, epidemiologists have warned that the restrictions may not be strict enough to put a dent in the numbers.Experts point out that the emergency public activity restrictions, or “PPKM Darurat”, that come into effect from July 3-20 do not cover the entire nation, and the government is still allowing all employees…

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