06 April 2020 – PM urges use of face masks in public, considers making it compulsory

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

Overview: Jokowi urged people to wear masks if going out in public. He wants to make wearing mask in public 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
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation
Evidence/Justification: Wearing mask is recommended in public by WHO even the person is not sick. This to prevent spread of covid 19