Indonesia records 4,891 new COVID-19 cases

JAKARTA (XINHUA) – The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 4,891 within one day to 1,718,575, with the death toll adding by 206 to 47,218, the Health Ministry said yesterday.

According to the ministry, 6,338 more people were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 1,574,615.

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

Specifically, within the past 24 hours, West Java recorded 1,070 new cases, Central Java 854, Jakarta 694, Riau 551 and East Java 206.

No new positive cases were found in four provinces, namely Gorontalo, Maluku, North Maluku and Papua.

A woman receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine during a mass vaccination in Jakarta, Indonesia. PHOTO: XINHUA