COVID-19: Indonesia death toll hits 38

A total of 81 positive COVID-19 cases were reported in Indonesia as of noon today, with six deaths taking the fatality rate to 38.

Indonesian authorities on COVID-19 spokesman, Achmad Yurianto told a media conference which was broadcast live on the official YouTube account of the Indonesian National Agency for Disaster Management that the total number of positive cases now stood 450.

Of the 38 deaths, 23 were recorded in Jakarta, West Java (7), Centra Java (3), Banten (2), and one each in Bali, East Java and North Sumatra.