Indonesia reports 20.67 million people have received two shots of vaccines; 30,738 new Covid-19 cases, on Sunday (Aug 1)


A worker unloads boxes of Covid-19 Moderna vaccine against the coronavirus disease at the Soekarno Hatta Airport in Tangerang, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia August 1, 2021, in this photo taken by Antara Foto via Reuters.

JAKARTA, Aug. 1 (Xinhua): The number of Covid-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 30,738 within one day to 3,440,396, with the death toll adding by 1,604 to 95,723 on Sunday.

During the past 24 hours, 39,446 recovered patients were discharged from hospitals, raising the total number of recoveries from the pandemic in the South-East Asian country to 2,809,538, according to the ministry.

At present, the Indonesian government is implementing a multi-tiered community activity restriction scheme, known locally as PPKM, aiming to reduce the daily Covid-19 tally.

The curbs were set to end on Monday. So far, the extension of PPKM has not been officially announced by the government.

To date, at least 20.67 million people in the country have received two shots of vaccines, and the number of those who had been injected with the first doses reached 47.47 million, the health ministry reported. - Xinhua
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