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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 5,533 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 549,508.

According to data released by the ministry on Wednesday, 118 more people have died of the disease, bringing the death toll to 17,199.

The total number of recovered patients has also increased to 458,880.

The ministry reported that 41,861 people were tested on Wednesday, bringing the total number of people tested to 3,907,273.

The capital city recorded 1,166 new confirmed cases, bringing the total tally to 139,085. Meanwhile, Central Java reported 944 new cases, West Java 764, East Java 460, Central Kalimantan 304 and Riau 227.

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