132 new coronavirus deaths recorded in Indonesia, death toll at 43,424

JAKARTA (XINHUA) – The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 4,585 within one day to 1,604,348, with the death toll adding by 96 to 43,424, the Health Ministry said yesterday.

According to the ministry, 4,873 more people were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 1,455,065.

The virus has spread to all the country’s 34 provinces.

Specifically, within the past 24 hours, Jakarta recorded 950 new cases, West Java 769, Central Java 396, Riau 330 and East Java 241.

No new positive cases were found in West Nusa Tenggara province.

A city official takes the temperature reading of a vendor at a traditional market in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. PHOTO: AP