Indonesia reports 1,462 new COVID-19 cases, 84 new deaths

JAKARTA (Xinhua) – The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 1,462 within one day to 83,130, with the death toll adding by 84 to 3,957, Achmad Yurianto, a Health Ministry official, said at a press conference here yesterday afternoon.

According to him, 1,489 more people had been discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 41,834.

Within the past 24 hours, nine provinces, namely North Sumatra, South Sumatra, Central Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, Jakarta, Central Java, East Java, Bali and South Sulawesi, recorded high numbers of cases, Yurianto said.

Yurianto called on the public to obey the implemented health protocols in a bid to avoid more COVID-19 infections.