July 27, 2020

Indonesia virus cases pass 100,000 under ‘new normal’ policy

Jakarta (AFP) – Indonesia confirmed its 100,000th coronavirus case on Monday as the Red Cross warned that the health crisis in the world’s fourth most populous country risked “spiralling out of control”.The vast archipelago — home to more than a quarter of a billion people — has been recording 1,000-plus new infections daily after relaxing movement restrictions this month in a bid to head off a collapse of Southeast Asia’s biggest economy.As of Monday, Indonesia had reported a total of 100,303 COVID-19 cases and 4,838 deaths. But with some of the world’s lowest testing rates, the true scale …

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