Indonesia reports 2,775 new coronavirus cases, 88 deaths

FILE PHOTO: A worker wearing protective suit holds a placard with total positive cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) written on it, at a central bus spot in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 27, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan reuters_tickers
This content was published on September 1, 2020 - 09:18

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported 2,775 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing the total tally to 177,571, data from the country’s COVID-19 taskforce showed.

The Southeast Asian country also added 88 new deaths on Tuesday, taking the total number to 7,505, the highest coronavirus death toll in Southeast Asia.

(Reporting by Fransiska Nangoy and Nilufar Rizki; Writing by Kate Lamb; Ediing by Ed Davies)

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