According to government spokesperson on matters related to covid-19 Achmad Yurianto, the number of deaths increased by 20 to 78. In the meantime, the number of recoveries rose by four to 35.
"There are new 103 positive cases," the Ministry of Health official said at the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) headquarters, Rawamangun, East Jakarta on Thursday, March 26, 2020.
The capital city of Jakarta is still the epicenter of covid-19 outbreak in Indonesia. Jakarta recorded 53 new confirmed covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours.
South Sulawesi Province also experienced a significant increase in confirmed covid-19 cases. The number of positive covid-19 cases in the province rose by 14 to 27.
"All stakeholders must stay vigilant," he stated.