The Jakarta Post
The Health Ministry announced 218 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 2,956.
Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, the ministry’s disease control and prevention director general, Achmad Yurianto, added that 19 more people had died of the disease, bringing the death toll to 240.
The total number of recovered patients has also increased to 222.
The capital city recorded 101 new confirmed cases, bringing the total tally to 1,470. Meanwhile, North Sumatra reported 33 new cases, Banten 18, and Papua 12.
The virus has spread to 32 of the country's 34 provinces. (dfr/mfp)