A health worker administers a dose Sinovac's Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre in Palu, as Indonesia begins a vaccination campaign for 12 to 18 year-olds | Photo: Bloomberg
Indonesia's Health Ministry said Sunday that COVID-19 cases in the country rose by 38,679 within the past 24 hours to 3,166,505 with the death toll adding by 1,266 to 83,279.
Another 37,640 recovered patients were discharged from hospitals, raising the total number of recoveries in the Southeast Asian country to 2,509,318, according to the ministry.
The virus has spread to all the country's 34 provinces and the more transmissible virus Delta variant has contributed to the surge in COVID-19 cases in some regions.
Indonesia is accelerating its massive vaccination program while maintaining restrictions on public mobility in several regions amid the second wave of outbreak.
The government is considering relaxing the restrictions on Monday if coronavirus cases decrease significantly.
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