© Reuters. Nina Widyawati, 65-year-old mother of Ratih Purwarini, a doctor who passed away due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), shows a photograph of her daughter and grandchildren, at her house in Jakarta
By Kate Lamb and Wahyudwidi Cinthya
(Reuters) – When Indonesian doctor Ratih Purwarini was buried at dusk in a Jakarta cemetery, only her son Firos saw her plastic-wrapped coffin used for coronavirus victims lowered into the grave.
The rest of the family, instructed to keep a safe distance, watched the proceedings from afar: Firos standing alone by a mound of fresh earth wailing the Islamic call to prayer through his mask.
Two weeks before the healthy 46-year-old mother of two was laughing at a family outing in Bandung, a West Javan city by strawberry fields and volcanoes.
Now she is a number on a growing list, one of 26 Indonesian doctors killed by COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the…