Meanwhile, the number of confirmed covid-19 cases increased by 1,730 in the same period.
“The data was gathered within the 17 days of emergency PPKM period in Tegal Regency," said Tegal District Covid-19 Handling Task Force spokesperson Sarmanah Adi Muraeny here on Tuesday.
Sarmanah asked Tegal residents to not be stubborn and health protocols and emergency PPKM regulations so that covid-19 will decrease continuously.
He warned people to be vigilant with the Delta variant.
According to the Tegal regency government official, Delta is far more transmissible than the original variant.
"The risk is higher compared to the original," Sarmanah explained. (Translator: Natasha Celia)