Calls grow for Indonesia restrictions as coronavirus toll rises
JAKARTA — Doctors, politicians and human rights commissioners are calling on Indonesia's government to enact tighter movement restrictions as the death toll from coronavirus rose on Sunday (March 29) in the world's fourth most populous country, which has resisted lockdowns.Read more: TODAY »
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