World : Indonesia's COVID-19 cases pass 3 million mark amid second wave
JAKARTA, July 22 -- Indonesia has registered more than 3 million cases of COVID-19 since the first case was confirmed in the country in March last year.
According to Xinhua, the country's Health Ministry reported on Thursday that the coronavirus cases across the archipelago rose by 49,509 within the past 24 hours to 3,033,339.
According to the ministry, the death toll added by 1,449 to 79,032. This has been the highest daily number of fatalities the country ever reported since the outbreak of the pandemic.
To date, more than 2.39 million have recovered from the disease.
Indonesia has the highest number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Southeast Asia. The virus has spread to all the country's 34 provinces and the more transmissible virus Delta variant has contributed to the surge in COVID-19 cases in some of the country's regions. The national capital Jakarta h