06 April 2020 – President asks citizens to wear masks in public

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: COVID 19 Task Force

Overview: Jokowi has urged people to wear masks when going out in public. He wants to make wearing mask in the public is mandatory during the pandemic.
Full details here: https://nasional.kompas.com/read/2020/04/06/10130561/jokowi-semua-orang-yang-keluar-rumah-wajib-pakai-masker?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

Type of Justification: Considered a necessary escalation of current measures – new advice from WHO
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation
Evidence/Justification: Updated recommendation from WHO to wear masks in public, even if persons are not sick.