JAKARTA, July 22 (Reuters) – Indonesia registered a record 1,449 deaths from the coronavirus on Thursday, data from the country’s COVID-19 task force showed.
The Southeast Asian nation also reported 49,509 new cases, taking the total tally to more than 3 million, while total deaths have now surpassed 79,000.
The country has the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths in Southeast Asia. (Reporting by Stanley Widianto; Writing by Kate Lamb; Editing by Ed Davies)
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