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Coronavirus: Indonesia imposes partial lockdown in Jakarta and Bali; Thailand’s surge tests health care system

Indonesia on Saturday imposed a partial lockdown in Jakarta, across the main island of Java and on Bali as the Southeast Asian nation grapples with an unprecedented wave of coronavirus infections.Mosques, restaurants and shopping malls were closed in virus hotspots around the Muslim-majority country, which recorded 27,913 new cases and 493 deaths on Saturday.Indonesia’s daily caseload has more than quadrupled in less than a month. But the country’s official tally to date, which stands at 2.2…

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