COVID-19: No new cases in 19 Indonesian provinces; 1,151 recoveries

COVID-19: No new cases in 19 Indonesian provinces; 1,151 recoveries

A COVID-19 patient is discharged from hospital after recovering from the infection. (ANTARA/HO-Pemkab Siak)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - With 44 more patients recovering from the novel coronavirus disease in the country, the total number of recoveries has reached 1,151 as of Monday, according to the Task Force for the Acceleration of COVID-19 Response.

The number of patients recovering from the infection stood at 1,107 on Sunday.

Meanwhile, 19 provinces have reported no fresh cases.

The total number of cases has been arrived at through the examination of 75,157 specimens taken from 59,409 people using the real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method, government spokesperson for COVID-19 response, Achmad Yurianto, said here on Monday.

With 214 new cases reported on Monday, the number of confirmed cases has increased to 9,096 from 8,882, with 50,313 people testing negative for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

With 22 more patients succumbing to the virus, the death toll has increased to 765 from 743.

The country has 19,987 patients under surveillance (PDP), and 210,119 people under monitoring (ODP), most of whom have been discharged as they have completed the monitoring period.

All of the country's 34 provinces have been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, with novel coronavirus cases recorded in 288 districts and cities. An additional six new districts and cities have detected COVID-19 transmission for the first time.

New cases have been reported from Bali (8 cases), Banten (12 cases), Yogyakarta (1 case), Jakarta (70 cases), West Java (39 cases), Central Java (17 cases), East Java ( 11 cases), East Kalimantan (2 cases), Central Kalimantan (8 cases), South Kalimantan (4 cases), West Nusa Tenggara (11 cases), West Sumatra (19 cases), and Papua (10 cases).

The province with the highest number of cases is Jakarta (3,869), followed by West Java (951), East Java (796), and Central Java (666).

Jakarta has also recorded the highest number of recoveries (337), followed by East Java (140), South Sulawesi (106), and West Java (106).  

 

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