" Together with the central government, police and army, we will start distributing social aid to the needy living in crowded areas "
"Together with the central government, police and army, we will start distributing social aid to the needy living in crowded areas. It will be given for free," expressed Jakarta Governor, Anies Baswedan after a coordination meeting and PSSB discussion along with the Forkopimda, Tuesday (4/7) evening, as quoted by Jakarta PPID's press release.
Its distribution would be done by maintaining physical distancing at RT/RW levels. His party also provided facilities through Pasar Jaya for shopping from home has been running for several weeks in 105 markets throughout Jakarta," he explained.
"This is important for all to obey the rules. We need to maintain that the safety of all people will be greatly replaced by our discipline in limiting this interaction. We need you to contain the coronavirus spread, considering the transmission is very fast through physical contact," he stated.
Principally the city had implemented social distancing in Jakarta for at least three weeks. "We instruct students to study from home, close down public facilities such as parks, meeting halls, child-friendly playgrounds, sport halls, museums, etc," he explained.
"Including social cultural activities. No weddings but hold it at the religious affairs office without a reception. We also do the same on khitan (circumcisions)," he continued.
Closing the press conference, he again urged the entire community to comply with the policies that have been set for the common interest.
"We will take decisive steps for the violators. Once again I need to underline it because our interest is to control the spread of COVID-19," he asserted.