Indonesia adds 1,492 COVID-19 cases and 1,301 recoveries

Indonesia adds 1,492 COVID-19 cases and 1,301 recoveries

A health worker conducted a swab test on Braif Fatari, an Indonesian U-19 football player. ANTARA/HO-PSSI/aa.

Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesia on Sunday added 1,492 confirmed COVID-19 cases, bringing the tally to 98,778 cases, and 1,301 fresh recoveries, according to data of the Task Force for the Acceleration of COVID-19 Response.

A total of 56,655 COVID-19 patients had recovered so far, the Task Force said in a statement on Sunday.

The death toll has reached 4,781, with additional 67 deaths on Sunday.

As many as 20,492 samples were tested on Sunday, bringing the total number of specimens which have been examined in the country so far, to 1,381,699.

Jakarta registered the largest number of fresh cases at 384, followed by East Java 283 cases, South Sulawesi 133 cases, South Kalimantan 116 cases, and Central Java 76 cases.

East Java had the largest number of deaths at 17 people, but at the same it has also the highest number of patients recovering at 363 people on Sunday.

Totally, East Java has the largest number of confirmed cases so far, notably at 20,539 cases, followed by Jakarta 19,125 cases, South Sulawesi 8,881 cases, Central Java 8,412 cases, and West Java 6,039 cases.

The total number of recoveries in East Java has so far reached 12,318, followed by Jakarta 11,886 people, South Sulawesi 5,963 people, Central Java 4,150 people, and South Kalimantan 2,850 people.

Five provinces, namely Aceh, Bengkulu, Jambi, West Kalimantan and North Kalimantan, reported no new cases on Sunday.

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