Indonesia adds 10,180 COVID-19 cases


Jakarta Indonesia on Monday recorded 10,180 new coronavirus infections, 9,918 recoveries, and 202 deaths over a single day, the Task Force for COVID-19 Handling reported.

With this, the total tally of cases in Indonesia rose to 1,288,833, while total recoveries reached 1,096,994, and the death toll climbed to 34,691 since the first infections emerged in the country in March, 2020.

At present, Indonesia has 157,148 active cases, or patients under treatment and conducting self isolation for COVID-19. Compared to the past week, the figure has risen by 50.

The task force also reported that 81,037 people are suspected to have contracted the virus in the country.

Meanwhile, a total of 46,562 specimens from 43,273 people have been tested in 670 laboratories across the country as of Monday, bringing the cumulative number of examined specimens to 10,436,446 compared with 6,943,791 in March, 2020. The country’s positivity rate, achieved by dividing the cumulative positive result by the total number of people examined, is currently pegged at 18.6 percent.

According to data provided by the task force, West Kalimantan is the only province which did not report any new cases on Monday.

West Java reported the highest number of new cases at 3,812, followed by Jakarta (2,466), Central Java (1,047), East Java (434), and East Kalimantan (404).

Jakarta has so far recorded the highest cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases at 331,094 and total recoveries at 312,671.

In terms of the death toll, East Java has recorded the highest number of deaths at 8,913. (INE)





Source: Antara News



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