Indonesia reports 436 new virus cases, driving total tally over 8,000

Residents watch as disinfectant is sprayed in an alleyway to curb the spread of the coronavirus in a Jakarta slum. (AP pic)

JAKARTA: Indonesia reported its biggest daily jump in coronavirus infections after identifying 436 new cases, taking the total to 8,211, data provided by health ministry official Achmad Yurianto showed on Friday.

Forty-two more people who had tested positive for the virus died, taking the total number of deaths to 689, according to the data.

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