Tue, 03 Aug 2021

JAKARTA, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia on Thursday recorded 12,624 newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, marking the highest daily spike since Jan. 30 and bringing the total tally to 1,950,276, the Health Ministry said.

The COVID-19 related death toll added by 277 to 53,753, the ministry reported.

Additional 7,350 recovered patients were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recoveries from the pandemic in the Southeast Asian country to 1,771,220.

The coronavirus has spread to all the country's 34 provinces.

Specifically, in the past 24 hours, Jakarta recorded 4,144 newly-confirmed cases, West Java 2,800, Central Java 1,752, East Java 722 and Yogyakarta 595.

No new cases were detected in Gorontalo province.

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