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Indonesia reports 3,128 new coronavirus cases - COVID-19 taskforce

FILE PHOTO: Government workers wearing protective suits carry a mock-up of a coffin of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) victim as others carry signs displaying information about the number of COVID-19 cases on a main road to warn people about the dangers of the disease as the outbreak continues in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 28, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan/File Photo

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported 3,128 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 190,665, data from the country’s COVID-19 taskforce showed.

The Southeast Asian country also suffered 108 new deaths on Saturday, taking the total number to 7,940, the highest coronavirus death toll in Southeast Asia.

Reporting by Agustinus Beo Da Costa; Writing by Kate Lamb; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore

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