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Indonesia reports 533 new COVID-19 cases, biggest in a day

by Reuters
Saturday, 9 May 2020 09:06 GMT

JAKARTA, May 9 (Reuters) - Indonesia reported on Saturday 533 new coronavirus infections, the biggest daily increase, taking the total number to 13,645, health ministry official Achmad Yurianto said.

Yurianto reported 16 more have died from the disease, taking the total number of death to 959, while 2,607 have recovered.

Nearly 108,700 people have been tested as of Saturday, he added, while urging Indonesians to continue obeying the stay-at-home order to prevent further spread of the virus. (Reporting by Nilufar Rizki Writing by Fransiska Nangoy; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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