Indonesia reports 2,719 new COVID-19 cases, biggest daily increase

A visitor wearing a protective mask looks at art at a shopping centre amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jember

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia reported its biggest daily rise in coronavirus infections with 2,719 new cases on Thursday, taking the total to 162,884, data from the country’s COVID-19 task force showed.

The data showed an additional 120 deaths, taking the toll to 7,064.

(Reporting by Stanley Widianto, Bernadette Christina Munthe, and Gayatri Suroyo; Editing by Martin Petty)

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