People found violating COVID-19 social distancing restrictions in Jakarta are being forced to clean public spaces as punishment, as seen in footage from Thursday.
«As per Jakarta's governor rules No 41/2020, we are patrolling our area of coverage, and if we found violators who were not wearing mask nor maintaining distance rules, we punished them by having them clean public areas,» said Aries... Еще, the Coordinator of Public Order Enforcers in Cempaka Putih-Central Jakarta.
«Next to that is the punishment with a fine of money, but now we just punish them with cleaning public areas,» he added
The Ministry of Health has put in place large scale social distancing restrictions in suspected coronavirus hotspots, with local authorities having leeway to adjust the rules.
As of Friday, Indonesia has reported over 16,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, with more than 1,000 deaths, according to figures compiled by Johns Hopkins University.