The Jakarta Post
The Health Ministry announced 557 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 25,773.
Speaking at a press conference on Saturday, the ministry’s disease control and prevention director general, Achmad Yurianto, added that 53 more people had died of the disease, bringing the death toll to 1,573.
The total number of recovered patients has also increased to 7,015.
The capital city recorded 101 new confirmed cases, bringing the total tally to 7,229. Meanwhile, East Java reported 199 new cases, South Sulawesi 42, Central Kalimantan 31 and West Java 20.
The virus has spread to all of the country's 34 provinces. (dfr/mfp)