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Indonesia reports biggest daily rise in coronavirus cases

A healthcare worker takes a swab sample from a woman at a traditional market amid coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Denpasar, Bali Province, Indonesia in this June 6, 2020 photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Nyoman Hendra Wibowo via Reuters/Files

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported 4,465 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the country’s biggest daily rise, taking the total number of infections to 257,388, data from the country’s health ministry showed.

The data added 140 new deaths, bringing the total number of fatalities to 9,977, the biggest death toll in Southeast Asia.

Reporting by Stanley Widianto and Nilufar Rizki; Editing by Ed Davies

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