Indonesia reports 687 new coronavirus cases, 23 deaths

Published May 28, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Reuters

JAKARTA – Indonesia reported 687 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the Southeast Asian country to 24,538, a health ministry official said on Thursday.

Healthcare workers wearing protective face masks gesture for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients during a briefing in the emergency room at Persahabatan Hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 14, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
Healthcare workers wearing protective face masks gesture for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients during a briefing in the emergency room at Persahabatan Hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 14, 2020. (REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan/FILE PHOTO/MANILA BULLETIN)

Indonesia also confirmed 23 new deaths from the virus, bringing the total fatalities to 1,496, the official, Achmad Yurianto, told reporters.

As of Thursday, Indonesia has tested 201,311 people and 6,240 patients have recovered.

 
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