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Indonesia passes Philippines with most coronavirus cases in Southeast Asia

A visitor wearing a protective face mask walks past painted art depicting John Lennon during an exhibition, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Thursday reported 4,411 new coronavirus infections, taking its tally to 349,160, passing the Philippines with the highest case number in Southeast Asia.

Indonesia also reported 112 new COVID-19 deaths, with total fatalities reaching 12,268. The Philippines had recorded 348,698 cases and 6,497 deaths as of Thursday.

Reporting by Fransiska Nangoy; Editing by Martin Petty

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