A man stands guard on the entrance to an alley in Tambora, West Jakarta, on Wednesday. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

Local Lockdown in Tambora, West Jakarta

BY :YUDHA BASKORO

APRIL 01, 2020

Residents of Tambora, a subdistrict of West Jakarta with the highest population density in the capital, have enforced their own local lockdown to prevent the coronavirus from infecting their community. 

The residents block entrances to each alley in the area to prevent outsiders from coming in. Banners announcing the local lockdown are seen everywhere hung on gates and fences. 

Local authorities are also encouraging residents to order less delivery food to stop deliverymen from coming in and out of the area.

Some residents even put up signs banning guests from visiting their homes. 

Jakarta is currently the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in Indonesia with 816 confirmed cases and 90 deaths spread across 174 subdistricts.

Only the Thousand Islands subdistrict, a mini archipelago north of the capital on the Java Sea, has not reported any cases.

A woman puts a mask on a children in a local lockdown at Tambora, West Jakarta on Wednesday (01/04). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A woman puts on a mask on her grandchild. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A banner that reads lockdown no entry in Tambora, West Jakarta on Wednesday (01/04). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
"Lockdown: No Entry," says the banner. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
An old woman wearing a mask while her area carries out local lockdown. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
An old woman wears a cloth mask inside her house. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A pedlar walks in front of a small alley which carries out local lockdown in Tambora, West Jakarta on Wednesday (01/04). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A peddler pushes his foodcart along an alley. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Resident in Tambora doesnt want to meet any visitor due to local lockdown in his area on Monday (01/04). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A sign banning visitors at a home in Tambora. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A man reads a newspaper in Tambora, West Jakarta on Monday (01/04). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A man reads a newspaper while minding an alley in Tambora. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A resident rides a motocycle in front of an area in Tambora that carry out local quarantine on Wednesday (01/04). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A man leaves Tambora on his scooter. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Two man sunbathing as they believe that it kills coronavirus in Tambora, West Jakarta on Wednesday (01/04). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Two men sunbathing on a dyke. Jakartans believe sunbathing could help improve their immune system. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A banner that reads Lockdown, no entry except resident is attached at the small alley in Tambora, West Jakarta on Wednesday (01/04). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Another banner announcing the local lockdown in Tambora. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

 

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