From Sunday noon to Monday noon, the total number of recovered coronavirus patients in the country increased by 5,289 to 1,419,796.
In the past 24 hours, Indonesia's official covid-19 death toll was up by 126 to 42,656.
In response to the discovery of a new covid-19 variant called E484K, the Indonesian Government has decided to improve Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) surveillance to map the COVID-19 variants that enter Indonesia and tighten international arrival screening.
According to Spokesperson for the Covid-19 Handling Task Force Wiku Adisasmito, the public should be more disciplined in implementing the health protocols in every activity.
For the record, the new variant is a mutation of the B117 variant and is potentially more contagious.