Indonesia reports biggest daily rise in coronavirus infections

A health worker conducts a swab test at train station in Bekasi on the outskirts of Jakarta on May 5. (AP pic)

JAKARTA: Indonesia reported on Wednesday 693 new coronavirus infections, the  nation’s biggest daily rise and taking the total number of cases to 19,189, according to the website of Indonesia’s Covid-19 task force.

The task force reported 21 additional deaths, taking the total to 1,242, while 4,575 people have recovered.

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