Policemen wearing protective gear seen at Tegal Alur cemetery in Jakarta, as they guard workers and family members during funerals for victims of the coronavirus. Indonesia's capital Jakarta has launched a special police unit to guard the burials of coronavirus victims over concerns that scared residents could try to block funerals, authorities said on Monday (April 6). - AFP
JAKARTA: Indonesia on Monday (April 6) confirmed 218 new Covid-19 (coronavirus) cases, the biggest daily jump since the first cases were announced a month ago, taking the total number of infections to 2,491, a Health Ministry official said.
Achmad Yurianto, the official, said that 11 deaths had been recorded, taking the total to 209, while 192 people had recovered. - Reuters
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