Indonesia reports 275 new cases of COVID-19, 23 new deaths

Source: Xinhua| 2020-04-26 18:38:22|Editor: huaxia

JAKARTA, April 26 (Xinhua) -- The Indonesian government on Sunday announced 275 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the archipelagic country to 8,882.

At a press conference, the government's spokesperson for the COVID-19-related matters Achmad Yurianto said that there were also 23 new deaths, taking the total number of fatalities to 743.

Yurianto also said that as many as 65 more people have been discharged from hospitals after their recoveries, taking the total number of recovered patients to 1,107.

According to him, the latest total number of COVID-19 suspects across the country is 19,648.

Jakarta suffers the highest number of deaths totaling 353, followed by East Java 87, West Java 77, Central Java 58 and the rest recorded in other regions. Enditem