From Monday to Tuesday noon, the total number of confirmed recoveries increased by 506 people to 19,241 people. On the other hand, the total number of confirmed deaths rose by 35 people to 2,535 people.
According to the spokesperson, the current number of persons under monitoring (ODP) is 35,983 people. Meanwhile, the current number of patients under surveillance (PDP) is 13,348 people.
"1,051 new positive cases were recorded today," the Ministry of Health official said during a virtual press conference here on Tuesday.
The Government has announced that state-owned pharmaceutical company PT Bio Farma can already produce up to 50,000 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test kits per week.
According to Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture Muhadjir Effendy, if the company can boost the production to up to 2 million units a month, domestic demands for the kits can be fulfilled.
According to him, he has conveyed the plan (to increase the production) to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and the President is very supportive of the plan.