The Task Force for Handling COVID-19 reported that patients recovered from the new type of coronavirus infection in Indonesia increased by 3,883 people to 277,544 people, while there was an additional 4,301 positive COVID-19 patients to 353,461 people until 16 October 2020 at 12.00 WIB.
Based on data received by ANTARA from the COVID-19 Handling Task Force, Jakarta, Friday, an additional 79 people died from COVID-19, bringing the total to 12,347 people.
The most additional number of COVID-19 patients was in DKI Jakarta (1,045 people) followed by West Sumatra (484), Central Java (443), West Java (424), East Java (291), and Riau (278 people).
The Task Force reported that there were no additional new COVID-19 patients in Central Sulawesi and Papua.
The highest number of patients recovered from COVID-19 was in DKI Jakarta (982 people), Central Java (396), West Java (387), East Java (346) followed by East Kalimantan (208), South Sulawesi (166), Bali (133) ), Aceh (129), and North Sumatra (111 people).
The Task Force noted that there were no additional COVID-19 patients in Gorontalo, Central Sulawesi, and Papua.
Until now, the transmission of the COVID-19 pandemic has occurred in 500 districts/cities in all 34 provinces in Indonesia.
The Task Force for Handling COVID-19 also recorded 157,672 people as suspect COVID-19.
Meanwhile, 41,541 specimens have been examined to find out whether a person is positive or negative for COVID-19. (Antaranews)