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Firefighters wearing protective suits spray disinfectant at the National Monument area to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Jakarta, Indonesia June 17, 2020. — Picture by REUTERS

Indonesia: New Covid-19 cases surpass 6,000, highest since March

JAKARTA, Nov 29— The number of daily new Covid-19 cases in Indonesia has exceeded 6,000, the highest since the first case was detected on March 2.

A total of 6,267 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the republic bringing the overall positive cases to 534,226.

The National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) said in its Twitter account @BNPB_Indonesia today that the number of recoveries was 445,793 while 67,836 people are still being monitored for the virus.

A total of 169 deaths were also reported over the past 24 hours up to noon today (Sunday), raising the tally to 16,815.

— Bernama

 

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