Indonesia: Covid-19 cases escalating; inmates in Bali test positive as 253 medical staff confirmed dead during pandemic

A man sprays disinfectant at Kerobokan prison in Bali. More than 100 inmates at Kerobokan Prison in Badung regency, Bali, tested positive for Covid-19 as of Saturday (Oct 24). - The Jakarta Post/Asian News Network

JAKARTA, Oct 25 (The Jakarta Post/ANN): The Covid-19 (coronavirus) issues in Indonesia is escalating. The country reported 3,732 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, official data from the health ministry showed, taking the country's total number of cases to 389,712.

The data showed that the country had 94 additional deaths from the virus, taking the total number of fatalities to 13,299. On Saturday, WHO confirmed that Indonesia's total cases and death toll is the highest in South-East Asia and among the highest in Asia.

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