Indonesia reports record COVID-19 deaths of more than 1,000

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People wearing protective face masks stand in line while waiting to receive their dose of the vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during the mass vaccination program at Benoa Harbor, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia July 6, 2021, in this photo taken by Antara Foto/Fikri Yusuf/via Reuters.

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JAKARTA, July 7 (Reuters) - Indonesia reported on Wednesday 34,379 new coronavirus infections and 1,040 new deaths, both daily records, data from the country's COVID-19 task force showed.

It was the third consecutive day of record new infections in Indonesia and the fourth straight day for record deaths, which brought total infections to 2,379,297 and fatalities to 62,908.

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Reporting by Bernadette Christina Munthe Writing by Fransiska Nangoy Editing by Ed Davies

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