Indonesia confirms two coronavirus cases - president

by Reuters
Monday, 2 March 2020 04:29 GMT

JAKARTA, March 2 (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Monday two Indonesians had tested positive for coronavirus, marking the first confirmed cases in the world's fourth most populous country.

The two had been hospitalized, Widodo told reporters at the presidential palace in Jakarta. He did not specify where the patients were being treated.

(Reporting by Maikel Jefriando; Writing by Stanley Widianto; Editing by Ed Davies and Kim Coghill)

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