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Indonesia records highest daily COVID-19 death toll of 171 - Metro US

Indonesia records highest daily COVID-19 death toll of 171

Medical workers wearing personal protective equipments (PPE) utilize a swab chamber as they collect swab samples from men to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), as the outbreak continues in Jakarta

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia reported on Wednesday 171 more deaths from the coronavirus, marking the Southeast Asian country’s highest daily rise in fatalities and taking the total number of deaths to 18,171, data from its COVID-19 taskforce showed.

The data also showed 6,058 new cases, taking the total number of infections to 592,900.

Indonesia has the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths from COVID-19 in Southeast Asia.

(Reporting Bernadette Christina Munthe and Tabita Diela; Writing by Kate Lamb; Editing by Ed Davies)

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