Indonesia Reports 672 New COVID-19 Cases, 50 More Deaths



The COVID-19 cases rose 672 within one day to 31,186 in Indonesia, with the death toll adding by 50 to 1,851, a Health Ministry official told a press conference in Jakarta on Sunday.

Achmad Yurianto said that 591 more people had been discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 10,498.

The pandemic has spread to all the 34 provinces in the archipelagic country.

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However, as of 12.00 p.m. local time on Sunday, no more positive cases were found in eight provinces, namely, Aceh, North Sumatra, Riau, Bengkulu, Jambi, Central Kalimantan, West Kalimantan and East Nusa Tenggara.

The Indonesian government is preparing for the so-called “new normal”, under which the public will be allowed to resume their routines with social distancing measures.

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