Indonesia reports 1,240 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 63 new deaths

Source: Xinhua| 2020-06-26 17:07:54|Editor: huaxia

JAKARTA, June 26 (Xinhua) -- The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 1,240 within one day to 51,427, with the death toll adding by 63 to 2,683, Achmad Yurianto, a Health Ministry official, said at a press conference here on Friday.

According to him, 884 more people had been discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 21,333.

Within the past 24 hours, five provinces -- Jakarta, Central Java, East Java, Bali and South Sulawesi -- recorded high numbers of cases, Yurianto said.

However, no more positive cases were found in seven provinces, namely; Jambi, Riau Islands, Bangka Belitung, Lampung, West Kalimantan, Gorontalo and West Papua.

Yurianto called on the public to obey the implemented health protocols in a bid to avoid more COVID-19 infections. Enditem