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Indonesia Reports 533 New Coronavirus Cases, Biggest in a Day

 Healthcare workers prepare before taking swab samples at a traditional market in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia.

REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan/File photo

Healthcare workers prepare before taking swab samples at a traditional market in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan/File photo

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

  • Reuters Jakarta
  • Last Updated: May 9, 2020, 4:58 PM IST
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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.


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