Indonesia adds 5,633 COVID-19 cases in single day

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia reported 5,633 additional COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours ending Wednesday afternoon, bringing the country’s total case tally to 1,398,578, the Health Ministry reported.

The number of new cases was slightly higher compared to recoveries, which rose by 5,556 to touch 1,216,433.

The highest increase in infections was reported in the three provinces of West Java (1,570), Jakarta (1,040), and East Java (399). West Java also reported the highest number of new recoveries at 1,245, followed by Jakarta (827) and Central Java (645).

Jakarta led in the number of deaths at 45, followed by East Java (28) and Central Java (27).

As of 12 p.m. WIB (Western Indonesia Time) on Wednesday, the number of active cases, or patients under treatment for COVID-19, fell by 98 to reach 144,231.

According to the ministry, specimens from 93,016 people were examined on Wednesday, while the number of suspected cases reached 63,128.



Source: Antara News

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