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Jakarta Post

Indonesia's latest official COVID-19 figures

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, May 27, 2020   /   04:29 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 686 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 23,851.

Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, the ministry’s disease control and prevention director general, Achmad Yurianto, added that 55 more people had died of the disease, bringing the death toll to 1,473.

The total number of recovered patients has also increased to 6,057.

The capital city recorded 97 new confirmed cases, bringing the total tally to 6,895. Meanwhile, East Java reported 199 new cases, South Kalimantan 73, South Sumatra 53, West Nusa Tenggara 49 and South Sulawesi 29. 

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