Indonesian President asks for scaling up tests ahead of new normal

JAKARTA (XINHUA) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo yesterday ordered relevant authorities to double COVID-19 tests and aggressively trace the infected people as the country is gearing up for a new normal scenario. The provinces of East Java, South Sulawesi and South Kalimantan where the infection rates stay afloat have to be put in priority efforts to curb the coronavirus transmission, the President told a limited Cabinet meeting at the State Palace. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin