Advice from health authorities on the best way to limit the spread of the coronavirus is to avoid mass public gatherings.
But one of the world’s most populous countries is struggling as religious events continue across the country.
Indonesia’s president has urged people to stay home and pray but many are not listening.
Al Jazeera’s Jessica Washington reports from Jakarta.
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In This Story: Jakarta
Jakarta, Indonesia‘s massive capital, sits on the northwest coast of the island of Java. A historic mix of cultures – Javanese, Malay, Chinese, Arab, Indian and European – has influenced its architecture, language and cuisine. The old town, Kota Tua, is home to Dutch colonial buildings, Glodok (Jakarta’s Chinatown) and the old port of Sunda Kelapa, where traditional wooden schooners dock.