Indonesia records 9,010 recoveries, 6,825 fresh cases

Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesia recorded more recoveries than new infections in the 24 hours ending Wednesday afternoon, with 6,825 people testing positive for the virus and 9,010 recovering from COVID-19, according to the COVID-19 task force.

With the addition of 6,825 new cases, the country's total COVID-19 caseload reached 1,437,283. Out of the total patients, 1,266,673 have so far made a complete recovery, task force data shows.

Meanwhile, the country recorded 162 deaths on Wednesday, which took the total death toll since the start of the pandemic in March, 2020 to 38,915.

According to data provided by the task force, the number of active cases or patients under treatment reached 131,695, a decline of 2,347 compared to the day before.

The number of suspected cases reached 59,610, based on a report from 437 laboratories and 12,676 health facilities, which examined 75,980 specimens from 58,752 people who underwent PCR swab tests or antigen tests.

The laboratory tests peg the daily positivity rate by specimens at 20.77 percent and the daily positivity rate by individuals at 11.62 percent.

All provinces in Indonesia reported fresh cases on Wednesday, with West Java recording the highest number of cases at 1,347, followed by Jakarta (1,330), Banten (861), Central Java (647), and East Java (321).

West Java also reported the highest number of recoveries at 4,150, followed by Jakarta (1,124), Banten (790), Central Java (748) and East Kalimantan (345). (INE)

Source: Antara News

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