COVID-19 in Indonesia: 72,347 positive cases, 3,469 deaths

By Mohd Shukri Ishak

JAKARTA, July 10 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The number of COVID-19 positive cases in Indonesia has risen to 72,347 including 1,611 new cases recorded within 24 hours.

Indonesian government spokesman for COVID-19, Achmad Yurianto said between noon yesterday and noon today, there were 52 more deaths, bringing the cumulative number to 3,469.

“Meanwhile, 13,882 patients are still being monitored,” he said at his daily press conference on the COVID-19 situation in the republic, broadcast via the official YouTube channel of the Indonesian National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB).

East Java Province recorded the highest number of deaths at 1,152, followed by Jakarta (671), Central Java (235), South Kalimantan (211) while  the rest of the fatalities occurred in the other provinces.

The highest number of positive cases at 15,730 were also recorded in East Java, followed by Jakarta (13,739) and the rest, in 32 other provinces..