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Indonesia reports biggest daily rise in coronavirus infections

Passengers wear protective face masks at the Tanah Abang Station as Indonesia's capital returns to large-scale social restrictions amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia, September 14, 2020. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported its biggest daily rise in coronavirus infections with 3,963 new cases on Wednesday, data from the country’s health ministry showed.

Indonesia has now reported 228,993 infections.

The data added 135 new COVID-19 related deaths, taking the total to 9,100, the biggest death toll in Southeast Asia.

Reporting by Nilufar Rizki; Writing by Stanley Widianto; Editing by Ed Davies

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