"The total number of positive cases is 15,438 cases," the Ministry of Health's director general of disease control and prevention stated at the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) headquarters in East Jakarta on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.
From Tuesday noon until Wednesday noon, the total number of recovered covid-19 patients surged by 224 people to 3,287 people. Meanwhile, the death toll rose by 21 people to 1,028 people.
"The total number of recoveries continues to increase," the spokesman stated.
Head of BNPB Doni Monardo, as Head of the Coronavirus National Task Force asked all to anticipate the second wave of covid-19 pandemic by raising collective awareness to always vigilant and maintain discipline until a vaccine for the virus is found.
The pandemic, he added, cannot be handled by the Central Government alone but it requires good cooperation between the Government, academicians, business sector, volunteers, mass organizations, non-governmental organizations, and media.