COVID-19: Indonesia records over 300 new cases in one day

The Indonesian Government on Thursday recorded 380 new confirmed cases of COVID-19.

The figure is the highest number of cases reported in the country since the outbreak.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 5,516.

The government’s spokesperson for the COVID-19-related matters, Achmad Yurianto, during a press conference, also confirmed 27 new deaths were registered, raising the total number of fatalities to 496.

However, the total number of recovered patients stands at 548 in the country.

According to the data provided by Yurianto, the number of suspected COVID-19 cases is 11,873.

Authorities have been conducting rapid tests in areas where cases were detected.

The government has also ordered the public to always wear masks to contain the spread of the virus.

Meanwhile, the total number of Coronavirus cases has surpassed two million globally.

As of Wednesday afternoon, April 15, 2,024,675 cases of the disease had been recorded.