Indonesia reports 7,751 new COVID-19 cases

JAKARTA (Xinhua) – The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 7,751 within one day to 657,948, with the death toll adding by 145 to 19,659, the Health Ministry said yesterday.

According to the ministry, 4,265 more people were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 536,260.

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

Specifically, within the past 24 hours, Jakarta recorded 1,899 new cases, West Java 1,132, Central Java 998, East Java 752 and South Sulawesi 391.

No more new positive cases were found in Gorontalo province.