Indonesia approaching 90,000 Covid-19 cases |
JAKARTA, July 21 — The Covid-19 positive cases in Indonesia continued to rise to 89,869, with another 1,655 new cases reported in the past 24 hours.
Indonesian government spokesperson for Covid-19 Achmad Yurianto said another 81 fatalities related to the pandemic were recorded in the 24-hour period as of noon today, bringing the death toll to 4,320.
“A total of 44,003 patients are still under Covid-19 surveillance,” he said in his daily media conference broadcast via Indonesia’s Disaster Management Agency (BNPB official YouTube channel.
East Java province has the most fatalities at 1,461, followed by Jakarta (748, Central Java (374, South Sulawesi (284 and other provinces.
The highest number of Covid-19 positive cases was also recorded in East Java province with 18,828, while Jakarta recorded 17,279 and the rest in other provinces. — Bernama