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Indonesia reports 2,973 new coronavirus cases, 102 deaths

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face walks past a mural promoting awareness of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 2, 2020. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported 2,973 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the total number of infections to 418,375, data from the country’s health ministry showed.

It also reported 102 additional deaths, taking the total number of fatalities to 14,146.

The Indonesia Medical Association (IDI) said earlier on Tuesday that 161 doctors, including nine dentists, had died from the virus in the March-October period.

Reporting by Nilufar Rizki and Stanley Widianto; Writing by Fathin Ungku; Editing by Ed Davies

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