Indonesia adds 7,903 COVID-19 cases, tally touches 727,122

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia added 7,903 fresh coronavirus infections in a single day, bringing the total case tally to 727,122, the Task Force for COVID-19 Handling reported here on Tuesday.

With 6,805 more people recovering from the virus, the total number of COVID-19 recoveries reached 596,783.

With 251 COVID-19 patients succumbing to the virus, the total death toll reached 21,703.

The data was obtained from 65,143 specimens examined in a day. The cumulative number of specimens examined in Indonesia has reached 7,224,452 so far.

The country also registered 68,181 suspected COVID-19 infections in 510 districts and cities in 34 provinces.

Jakarta contributed the highest number of fresh cases at 2,056, followed by West Java (1,329), Central Java (1,056), East Java (789), South Sulawesi (568), East Kalimantan (314), Yogyakarta (282), Bali (172), North Kalimantan (166), and Banten (121).

Three provinces reported less than 10 new cases — Aceh, which recorded nine new cases, North Maluku six new cases, and West Papua five new cases.

Central Java province reported the most deaths in a single day at 91, followed by East Java (64), Jakarta (18), Southeast Sulawesi (11), and Yogyakarta (10).

Meanwhile, the provinces that reported the most recoveries were West Java (1,158), followed by Jakarta (1,007), Central Java (794), East Java (793), and South Sulawesi (512).

The COVID-19 tally in Jakarta has so far reached 179,660, East Java 82,321, West Java 81,322, Central Java 79,826, and South Sulawesi 30,030.

Jakarta also recorded the highest total number of COVID-19 recoveries at 161,243, followed by East Java (70,467), West Java (68,353), Central Java (53,428), and South Sulawesi (25,440).

Meanwhile, East Java reported the highest death toll at 5,701, followed by Central Java at 3,422, Jakarta 3,228, West Java 1,159, and East Kalimantan 731. (INE)

Source: Antara News

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