Indonesia's COVID-19 cases reach 939,948, recoveries at 763,703

Indonesia's COVID-19 cases reach 939,948, recoveries at 763,703

Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesia on Wednesday added 12,568 COVID-19 infections, 9,755 recoveries, and 267 deaths over a single day.

With this, the total tally of cases in the country has risen to 939,948, while total recoveries have reached 763,703, and the death toll has climbed to 26,857, the Task Force for COVID-19 Handling reported here on Wednesday.

At present, Indonesia has 79,418 people in 510 districts and cities who are suspected to have contracted the virus.

In the last 24 hours, a total of 58,805 specimens have been tested in laboratories across the country.

Provinces that have reported the highest number of new cases on Wednesday include Jakarta, with 3,786 cases, followed by West Java (1,814), Central Java (1,775), East Java (955), and South Sulawesi (661).

The largest number of daily recoveries have been recorded in Jakarta (3,885), followed by West Java (1,484), East Java (830), South Sulawesi (627), and Central Java (528).

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The highest cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Jakarta (236,075), followed by West Java (117,570), Central Java (107,851), and East Java (107,851).

So far, Jakarta has registered the highest number of total recoveries at 210,741, followed by West Java (95,510), Central Java (70290), and East Java (87,381).

In terms of the death toll, East Java has recorded the highest number of deaths at 7,135, followed by Central Java (4,742), and Jakarta (3,847).

In the meantime, Coordinating Economic Affairs Minister Airlangga Hartarto has said restrictions are being tightened in specific areas in all six provinces on Java Island and Bali province till January 25, 2021 to counter a spike in COVID-19 infections.

Restrictions are being tightened in Jakarta and adjoining areas, including Bogor City, Bogor district, Depok, Bekasi City, and Bekasi’s districts, as well as partly in Banten, West Java, Central Java, East Java, Yogyakarta, and Bali provinces, the minister informed.

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