National Covid-19 Task Force Records 1,853 New Cases

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Jakarta: The National Task Force for the Acceleration of Covid-19 Handling today confirmed 1,853 new covid-19 cases, bringing the tally to 68,079.

From Tuesday noon to Wednesday noon, the total number of recovered covid-19 patients increased by 800 to 31,585. Meanwhule, the total number of confirmed covid-19 deaths was up by 50 to 3,359.

"(1,853) positive cases were recorded today," government spokesperson on matters related to covid-19 Achmad Yurianto during a virtual press conference here on Wednesday.

According to the spokesperson, the current number of persons under monitoring (ODP) is 38,498, while the current number of patients is 13,636.

"Covid-19 has been detected in 456 cities/regencies," he stated.

The Government has announced that the country will celebrate its Independence Day on August 17 on a smaller scale as the country is still battling to contain the spread of covid-19.

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