"Compared to the day before, the number of positive cases remains at 103," she told the press on Thursday night at the Grahadi State Building in Surabaya.
She said 44 of the confirmed coronavirus cases have been reported from Surabaya, 11 from Sidoarjo, nine from Magetan, six from Situbondo, five from Malang District, five from Malang City, four from Nganjuk, three from Lumajang, three from Gresik, two from Kediri District, two from Jember, one from Batu, one from Blitar City, one from Blitar District, one from Kediri City, one from Tulungagung, one from Banyuwangi, one from Pamekasan, one from Jombang, and one from Madiun District.
Twenty-two persons have tested negative for the virus — 13 in Surabaya, five in Magetan, three in Malang City, and one in Blitar District.
As of Thursday, 11 people have died of COVID-19 in East Java, including four in Surabaya, two in Sidoarjo, and one from the districts of Malang, Kediri, Gresik, Magetan, and Pamekasan each.
"In terms of percentage, the recovery rate has reached 21.36 percent, and the mortality rate is at 10.68 percent, while the number of persons treated accounts for 69.96 percent (of the total cases),” the East Java Governor said.
On Thursday, the number of patients under surveillance (PDP) rose to 686 from 536 the day before. The number of people placed under surveillance also increased to 8,395 from 7,328. (INE)
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