The Indonesian Government reported 380 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total number of infections in the archipelagic country to 5,516.
The government’s spokesperson for the COVID-19-related matters, Achmad Yurianto, told a press conference that 27 new deaths were registered, raising the total number of fatalities to 496.
Meanwhile, 102 more people have been discharged from hospitals, making the total number of recovered patients stand at 548.
According to data provided by Yurianto, the number of suspected COVID-19 cases is 11,873.
Authorities have been conducting rapid tests in areas where cases were detected.
The government has also ordered the public to always wear masks to contain the spread of the virus. (Xinhua/NAN)