Indonesia adds 8,002 COVID-19 cases, tally touches 735,124

Jakarta With another 8,002 Indonesians contracting COVID-19 in 24 hours, the total tally of infections reached 735,124 on Wednesday, according to the Task Force for COVID-19 Handling.

Meanwhile, an additional 6,958 coronavirus patients made a complete recovery, which brought the total number of recoveries to 603,741.

With 241 COVID-19 patients succumbing to the virus, the total death toll reached 21,944.

The data was obtained from the examination of 72,922 specimens in a day. The cumulative number of specimens examined in Indonesia has reached 7,297,374 so far.

The country has also registered 67,615 suspected COVID-19 infections in 510 districts and cities in 34 provinces.

Jakarta contributed the highest number of fresh cases on Wednesday at 2,053, followed by West Java (1,233), Central Java (951), East Java (896), South Sulawesi (538), East Kalimantan (319), Yogyakarta (296), Banten (172), Central Sulawesi (169), and Bali (157).

Four provinces reported less than 10 new cases, while Maluku saw no fresh COVID-19 cases.

Central Java province reported the most deaths in a single day at 79, followed by East Java (61), Jakarta (21), and Yogyakarta (11).

Meanwhile, the provinces that reported the most recoveries were Jakarta (1,574), followed by West Java (1,208), East Java (911), Central Java (439), and South Sulawesi (421).

The COVID-19 tally in Jakarta has so far reached 181,713, East Java 83,217, West Java 82,555, Central Java 80,777, and South Sulawesi 30,568.

Jakarta also recorded the highest total number of COVID-19 recoveries at 162,817, followed by East Java (71,378), West Java (69,561), Central Java (53,867), and South Sulawesi (25,861).

Meanwhile, East Java reported the highest death toll at 5,762, followed by Central Java at 3,501, Jakarta 3,249, West Java 1,161, and East Kalimantan 738. (INE)

Source: Antara News

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