July 3, 2020, 12.45 AM

Anies noted that school buildings will remain closed, though the 2020–2021 academic year will start on July 13.

“Schools will carry on long distance learning at least for the time being.”

Also read: Classes to Stay Online in Indonesian Schools Until Further Notice

“We decided on this as children are particularly vulnerable to Covid-19,” Anies added.

To date, Jakarta has the highest number of Covid-19 cases among Indonesia’s 34 provinces, with 11.682 people stricken by the coronavirus. 646 Jakartans have died from the pandemic.

(Writer: Nur Fitriatus Shalihah | Editor: Sari Hardiyanto)


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