JAKARTA, Sept 16 -- Indonesia recorded 3,963 new COVID-19 positive cases in 24 hours, the highest daily number since the first case was detected in the republic on March 2, 2020.
According to data published today on the official website of the Indonesian authorities on COVID-19, www.covid19.go.id, the number of positive cases has so far risen to 228,993 while 100,236 people are being monitored for the disease.
From 12 noon yesterday until 12 noon today, another 135 deaths occurred raising the death toll to 9,100.
Jakarta province which has again come under Large Scale Social Restriction (PSBB) for two weeks starting last Monday, still recorded the highest number of positive cases at 57,469 cases, with an increase of 1,294 new cases.
The province of East Java recorded the highest death toll at 2,867, followed by Jakarta (1,481), Central Java (1,179), South Kalimantan (392), South Sulawesi (386) and the rest in other provinces.
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