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Indonesia reports biggest daily rise in coronavirus cases

A woman wearing a protective face mask and goggles shops at traditional market, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, in Jakarta, Indonesia, September 23, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported 4,465 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the country’s biggest daily rise, taking the total number of infections to 257,388, data from the country’s health ministry showed.

The data added 140 new deaths, bringing the total number of fatalities to 9,977, the biggest death toll in Southeast Asia.

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

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