Fri, 03 Dec 2021

JAKARTA, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia on Wednesday confirmed 719 new COVID-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 4,241,809, according to the country's Health Ministry.

The death toll from the virus in the country rose by 29 to 143,299, while 944 more people recovered during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,085,775.

Indonesia started mass COVID-19 vaccinations on Jan. 13 after the authorities approved the emergency use of the Chinese Sinovac vaccine.

More than 115.50 million people have received their first doses, while over 70.11 million have taken the second shots.

Indonesia has administered over 186.72 million doses, including the third booster jabs.

The Indonesian government aims to vaccinate 208.2 million people in the country.

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