Indonesia adds 3,356 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

Indonesia adds 3,356 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

Illustration - Several students took part in a campaign on COVID-19 in Garut, West Java on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. (ANTARA FOTO/Candra Yanuarsyah/agr/foc)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - With 3,356 additional COVID-19 cases recorded over a 24-hour period, the total tally of infections in Indonesia reached 421,731 as of Wednesday afternoon, according to Health Ministry data.


Recoveries increased by 3,785 to touch 353,282, while the number of deaths rose by 113 to reach 14,259.


Jakarta was still leading in the number of new cases, which stood at 768, followed by Central Java (547) and West Java (516). However, the Indonesian capital also recorded the most new recoveries at 934.


Meanwhile, East Java recorded the most deaths at 20, followed by Jakarta, West Java, and Central Java, with 15 deaths each.


Data from the COVID-19 task force shows that 19 districts and cities are at a high risk of virus transmission, including Bireuen, Aceh Singkil, Bengkalis, Pekanbaru, Kampar, Padang, Lubuklinggau, Bandar Lampung, Bekasi, Tegal, Pemalang, Kendal, Pati, Kutai Timur, Kutai Kartanegara, Pontianak, Kendari, Manokwari, and Jayapura.


Meanwhile, 371 districts and cities are at a moderate to high-risk of COVID-19 transmission, which means the virus potentially cannot be controlled in the areas. A total of 104 districts and cities have a low risk of COVID-19 transmission, which means, although the spread of coronavirus is controlled in the areas, there will likely be transmission.


About 20 districts and cities have not been affected by the pandemic, which means, there is still risk of COVID-19 transmission, though no new cases have been reported. 


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