Indonesia reports new record in daily coronavirus infections

FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask passes a mural promoting awareness of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 31, 2020. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana reuters_tickers
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JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Thursday reported 3,622 new coronavirus infections, a record high in daily cases, and 134 new deaths, data from the country's COVID-19 task force showed.

The number of new daily deaths reported was the highest since July 22.

That brought the latest COVID-19 tally in Southeast Asia's biggest country to 184,268 infections and 7,750 deaths.

(Reporting by Fransiska Nangoy; Editing by Martin Petty)

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