Covid-19: Indonesia banned holiday travel over Ramadan

Covid-19: Indonesia banned holiday travel over Ramadan

Newsdesk |
April 24, 2020

The world's most-populous Muslim nation Indonesia has temporarily banned domestic road, air and sea travel starting Friday to prevent the spread of coronavirus, as millions of Muslims mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan.

New Delhi, 24 April 2020

As per news report of CNN, Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation and tens of millions of people make their way home to celebrate the end of Ramadan each year with families and loved ones, an annual tradition called mudik.

But the country is grappling with rapidly rising numbers of coronavirus infections and there are concerns that the mass migration home for Idul Fitri -- the Indonesian name for Eid al-Fitr, the celebration that marks the end of the month-long Ramadan fast -- will spark further Covid-19 outbreaks.

Source -CNN


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