The Jakarta Post
The Health Ministry announced 585 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 28,818.
Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, the ministry’s disease control and prevention director general, Achmad Yurianto, added that 23 more people had died of the disease, bringing the death toll to 1,721.
The total number of recovered patients has also increased to 8,892.
The capital city recorded 94 new confirmed cases, bringing the total tally to 7,690. Meanwhile, South Kalimantan reported 109 new cases, East Java 90, South Sulawesi 54 and North Sumatra 44.
The virus has spread to all of the country's 34 provinces. (dfr/mfp)