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Disinfecting Jakarta


Indonesian Red Cross personnel wearing protective gear march to the Sarinah department store in Central Jakarta to disinfect it on Tuesday. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Shops, restaurants and cafes in Jakarta have been spraying their premises with disinfectant after the number of people infected with coronavirus in the country jumped to 172 on Tuesday.

Sarinah, the oldest department store in Jakarta, had personnel from the Indonesian Red Cross in full protective gear and carrying knapsack sprayers sterilizing shops, restaurants, pharmacies and its food court with disinfectant from 7 a.m.


Spraying fully-stocked shelves at a pharmacy. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

At the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Indonesia’s biggest budget airline Lion Air sterilized one of its Boeing 737-800 aircraft, wiping down every seat, window, luggage compartment and cockpit after landing and before take-off.

From: JAKARTA GLOBE, INDONESIA Wed, March 19, 2020

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