He later said President Jokowi was not wearing a mask in open spaces, including while visiting the Tanah Abang Market on Monday morning.
"The president shows us that public participation and awareness is important. He feels healthy today, so he did not wear mask in open space," Budi added.
However, the minister reminded the public to wear masks in a crowd.
"We must wear masks in a closed room, especially if someone coughs. I will definitely ask them to wear a mask," he said.Dapatkan update berita pilihan dan breaking news setiap hari dari Kompas.com. Mari bergabung di Grup Telegram "Kompas.com News Update", caranya klik link https://t.me/kompascomupdate, kemudian join. Anda harus install aplikasi Telegram terlebih dulu di ponsel.