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Jakarta Post

Indonesia's latest official COVID-19 figures

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, March 23, 2020   /   05:54 pm
Indonesia's latest official COVID-19 figures Wearing a hazmat suit, a member of a Transjakarta community holds up a sign with updated data on the number of COVID-19 cases in Jakarta to raise awareness on health protocols within the Harmoni bus shelter in Jakarta on July 17. (JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

The Health Ministry announced 5,828 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 522,581.

According to data released by the ministry on Friday, 169 more people have died of the disease, bringing the death toll to 16,521.

The total number of recovered patients has also increased to 437,456.

The ministry reported that 39,435 people were tested on Friday, bringing the total number of people tested to 3,729,561.

The capital city recorded 1,436 new confirmed cases, bringing the total tally to 132,961. Meanwhile, West Java reported 699 new cases, Central Java 963, East Java 428, West Sumatra 239 and Central Kalimantan 86.

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