The Jakarta Post
The Health Ministry announced 196 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 1,986.
Speaking at a press conference on Friday, the ministry’s disease control and prevention director general, Achmad Yurianto, added that 11 more people had died of the disease, bringing the death toll to 181.
The total number of recovered patients has also increased to 134.
The capital city recorded 74 new confirmed cases, bringing the total tally to 971. Meanwhile, West Java reported two new cases, Banten six and South Sulawesi 16.
The virus has spread to 32 of the country's 34 provinces. (dfr/mfp)