Indonesia reports new daily record of 8,369 coronavirus cases

Indonesia has the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths in South-east Asia.
Indonesia has the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths in South-east Asia.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

JAKARTA (REUTERS) - Indonesia recorded its biggest daily rise in coronavirus infections on Thursday (Dec 3), with 8,369 new cases, according to its Covid-19 task force.

This brought the total number of infections in Indonesia to 557,877.

The task force data also showed 156 new deaths related to Covid-19, taking the total to 17,355.

Indonesia has the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths in South-east Asia.