The Jakarta Post
The Health Ministry announced 700 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 26,473.
Speaking at a press conference on Sunday, the ministry’s disease control and prevention director general, Achmad Yurianto, added that 40 more people had died of the disease, bringing the death toll to 1,613.
The total number of recovered patients has also increased to 7,308.
The capital city recorded 118 new confirmed cases, bringing the total tally to 7,348. Meanwhile, East Java reported 244 new cases, West Nusa Tenggara 42, Central Java 37 and South Sulawesi 31.
The virus has spread to all of the country's 34 provinces. (dfr/mfp)