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Indonesia reports 1,282 new coronavirus cases, 50 deaths

FILE PHOTO: A man crosses a road during morning rush hour in Jakarta, Indonesia, after the government eased restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak

(Reuters) – Indonesia reported 1,282 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the total count to 76,981, Health Ministry official Achmad Yurianto told a televised news briefing.

Deaths from the COVID-19 rose by 50 on Monday, he said, bringing the total in the Southeast Asian nation to 3,656, the highest in East Asia outside China.

(Reporting by Nilufar Rizki and Stanley Widianto; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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