Indonesia records highest daily rise in Covid-19 deaths

Indonesia has the highest coronavirus caseload and death toll in Southeast Asia.
Indonesia has the highest coronavirus caseload and death toll in Southeast Asia.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

JAKARTA (REUTERS) - Indonesia recorded its biggest daily increase in Covid-19 deaths on Friday (Dec 25) with 258 fatalities, taking the total to 20,847, data by the country's health ministry showed.

The data showed coronavirus infections increased by 7,259, bringing the number of cases to 700,097.

Indonesia has the highest coronavirus caseload and death toll in Southeast Asia.