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Indonesia reports record daily rise in COVID-19 cases for 3rd day

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask crosses a main road, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, in Jakarta, Indonesia, September 23, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported its biggest daily rise in coronavirus infections for a third successive day with 4,823 new cases on Friday, taking the total to 266,845, data from the country’s COVID-19 task force showed.

The data added 113 new deaths, taking the total to 10,218, one of the highest death tolls in Asia.

Reporting by Nilufar Rizki; Editing by Ed Davies

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