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Indonesia reports 2,037 new coronavirus cases - COVID-19 taskforce

FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective face masks and face shields walk at the park amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana/File photo

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported 2,037 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing its total tally to 153,535, data from the country’s COVID-19 taskforce showed.

The Southeast Asian country also added 86 new deaths on Sunday, taking the total number to 6,680, the highest COVID-19 death toll in Southeast Asia.

Reporting by Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Nilufar Rizki; Writing by Kate Lamb; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman

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