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Jakarta Post

Indonesia's latest official COVID-19 figures

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, June 5, 2020   /   04:53 pm
Indonesia's latest official COVID-19 figures Achmad Yurianto, the government's spokesperson for COVID-19, gives a press statement at the Executive Office of the President in Jakarta on Wednesday. (Antara/Sigid Kurniawan)

The Health Ministry announced 703 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 29,521.

Speaking at a press conference on Friday, the ministry’s disease control and prevention director general, Achmad Yurianto, added that 49 more people had died of the disease, bringing the death toll to 1,770.

The total number of recovered patients has also increased to 9,443.

The capital city recorded 76 new confirmed cases, bringing the total tally to 7,766. Meanwhile, East Java reported 141 new cases, South Kalimantan 71, South Sulawesi 54 and Central Java 58. 

The virus has spread to all of the country's 34 provinces. (dfr/mfp)

If you want to help in the fight against COVID-19, we have compiled an up-to-date list of community initiatives designed to aid medical workers and low-income people in this article. Link: [UPDATED] Anti-COVID-19 initiatives: Helping Indonesia fight the outbreak