Indonesia records 266 recoveries, 176 daily cases

Indonesia records 266 recoveries, 176 daily cases

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Jakarta (ANTARA) – At least 266 COVID-19 patients recovered from the viral infection as of 12 p.m. local time on Wednesday (May 4, 2022), according to the COVID-19 Task Force.


As per data received from the task force here on Wednesday, the additional recoveries took the total number of recovered patients since the start of the pandemic in March 2020 to 5,884,325.


Jakarta province contributed the most recoveries at 102, followed by Bali (45), East Java (28), Central Java (18), and West Java (16), the task force informed.

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Meanwhile, as many as 176 daily cases of COVID-19 were recorded on Wednesday, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 6,047,491.

The provinces that contributed the most additional cases were Jakarta with 62 cases, West Java and Banten with 26 cases each, East Java with 15 cases, and Bali with 11 cases.


Additionally, 16 deaths were confirmed on Wednesday, with Central Java province reporting the most deaths at 10, followed by East Java (3), Jakarta (2), and Central Kalimantan (1).

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The COVID-19 Task Force also recorded 6,845 active cases, or patients undergoing treatment and self-isolation, as of Wednesday, a decline of 106 compared to the previous day.


Meanwhile, 1,437 suspected cases were detected, and 69,766 specimens from 49,650 people were examined in hundreds of laboratories across Indonesia.


The daily specimen positivity rate was recorded at 0.59 percent, while the daily person positivity rate was pegged at 0.35 percent.


The task force asked people to continue to follow the health protocols with strict discipline. The protocols included wearing masks, washing hands with soap and running water, maintaining distance, avoiding crowds, and reducing travel.


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