Indonesia reports biggest daily rise in coronavirus cases

Reuters , Monday 6 Apr 2020

A security guard stands inside an empty church closed for mass religion activities amid the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia April 5, 2020. ( Photo:Reuters )

Indonesia on Monday confirmed 218 new coronavirus cases, the biggest daily jump since the first cases were announced a month ago, taking the total number of infections to 2,491, a Health Ministry official said.

Achmad Yurianto, the official, said that 11 deaths had been recorded, taking the total to 209, while 192 people had recovered. 

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