Jakarta, Oct. 17 -- The People's Consultative Assembly Speaker Bambang Soesatyo has urged local governments to add more facilities supporting health protocols, including public hand-washing stations.

"Complete and prepare health protocol facilities and infrastructure, such as hand-washing facilities in crowded or public places and easily accessible public facilities," he urged in a statement received in Jakarta on Friday.

He said the central government must encourage regional governments, in the midst of the still limited number of facilities and infrastructure supporting health protocols, to change people's day-to-day behavior, such as hand washing.

The senior politician from the Golkar Party urged the government to increase awareness...