Indonesia reports 686 new coronavirus cases, 55 deaths

Wednesday, 2020-05-27 16:16:02
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A woman wearing a protective face mask shops at a supermarket amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tangerang, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, May 26, 2020. (Photo: Reuters)
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Indonesia reported 686 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the Southeast Asian country to 23,851, a health ministry official said on Wednesday (May 27).

Indonesia also confirmed 55 new deaths from the virus, bringing the total fatalities to 1,473, the official, Achmad Yurianto, told reporters.

As of Wednesday, 6,057 people have recovered.