FILE PHOTO: Healthcare workers in protective gear sit inside an ambulance as they leave after collecting swab samples to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a traditional textile market in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 2, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia reported 1,671 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the total count to 74,018, Health Ministry official Achmad Yurianto told a televised news briefing.
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Fatalities from the virus rose by 66 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 3,535, he said, while 34,719 people have recovered.
Reporting by Agustinus Beo Da Costa; Editing by Raju Gopalakrishnan
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