March 6, 2020 / 10:41 AM / a month ago

Indonesia confirms two more coronavirus cases, total four

A child wears protective mask in school after Indonesia confirmed its first cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tangerang near Jakarta, Indonesia, March 6, 2020. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia confirmed on Friday that two more people had tested positive for the coronavirus, taking the total of confirmed cases to four.

The two Indonesians were in their 30s and had been tested after being in contact with the first two confirmed cases, Health Ministry official Achmad Yurianto told a news briefing.

Indonesia had announced its first confirmed cases on Monday, a mother and her daughter who live in the Depok area near Jakarta.

Reporting by Maikel Jefriando; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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