Indonesia Logs 793 Fresh Covid-19 Cases; 60% from Jakarta

Translator:

Editor:

Mahinda Arkyasa

  • Font:
  • Ukuran Font: - +
  • A person passing under a red zone announcement in the Krukut area, Taman Sari, Jakarta, Monday, January 10, 2022. After the discovery of 36 residents who were positive for Covid-19, as many as four RTs in Krukut Village carried out a micro-lockdown. TEMPO/Muhammad Hidayat

    A person passing under a red zone announcement in the Krukut area, Taman Sari, Jakarta, Monday, January 10, 2022. After the discovery of 36 residents who were positive for Covid-19, as many as four RTs in Krukut Village carried out a micro-lockdown. TEMPO/Muhammad Hidayat

    TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Indonesian Covid-19 Task Force as of Thursday, January 13, 2022, recorded 793 new infections over the last 24 hours. Tuesday's record brings the nation's total caseload to 4,268,890 so far.

    Jakarta accounted for more than 60 percent of today's fresh cases with 478 infections, followed by West Java with 89, Banten 54, Bali 26, East Java 23, and Riau Islands 20.

    The Health Ministry's data showed that the fresh cases were obtained from the results of examining 278,266 specimens.

    Authorities also recorded 385 new recoveries over the last day, bringing the number of Indonesia's Covid survivors to more than 4.11 million people. 

    The number of Covid-related deaths recorded increased by five. To date, 144.155 Indonesians have lost their lives to Covid-19.

    FRISKI RIANA