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UPDATE August 17: Add 20,741, Indonesia's Covid-19 Cases Now Reach 3,892,479 People

On the 76th Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia, Tuesday (8/17/2021), the Covid-19 pandemic is still dynamic.

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TRIBUNBATAM.id - On the 76th Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia, Tuesday (8/17/2021), the Covid-19 pandemic is still dynamic. 

This can be seen from the addition of 20,741 new positive cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours or since Monday, (8/16/2021) until 12.00 WIB on Tuesday. 

The addition has brought the total number of Covid-19 cases in Indonesia to 3,892,479, as of the first case announced by President Joko Widodo on March 2, 2020.  

This information was conveyed by the Covid-19 Handling Task Force to reporters on Tuesday afternoon. 

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With this data, there are currently 358,357 active cases of Covid-19

Active cases are patients who are still confirmed positive for the coronavirus, and are undergoing treatment in a hospital or self-isolation. 

Furthermore, there are 510 districts/cities that have been exposed to Covid-19 in 34 provinces in Indonesia, from Aceh to Papua. 

This means that more than 99 percent of regions in Indonesia have recorded transmission of the coronavirus. (*) 

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