Indonesia announces internal travel ban during Eid al-Fitr over COVID-19

Reuters | Jakarta | Updated: 08-04-2021 16:54 IST | Created: 08-04-2021 16:40 IST
Indonesia announces internal travel ban during Eid al-Fitr over COVID-19
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Indonesia has banned land, air, water and rail travel during the Eid al-Fitr celebrations from May 6 to 17 to curb COVID-19 transmission, a spokeswoman for its transport ministry said on Thursday.

Indonesia had previously banned the mass exodus tradition, locally known as "mudik".

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