Indonesia reports daily record Covid-19 cases with 12,818 infections

A bus crew member wearing a face shield as a preventive measure to curb the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus helps passengers get off a bus in Banda Aceh August 22, 2020. — AFP pic
A bus crew member wearing a face shield as a preventive measure to curb the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus helps passengers get off a bus in Banda Aceh August 22, 2020. — AFP pic

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JAKARTA, Jan 15 — Indonesia recorded its biggest daily increase in coronavirus cases today with 12,818 new infections, taking the total to 882,418, data from its Covid-19 taskforce showed.

It also reported 238 new deaths overnight, taking the total to 25,484. It has recorded among the most coronavirus infections and fatalities in Asia. — Reuters

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