Indonesia reports record daily number of COVID-19 cases and deaths

Workers wearing protective masks load empty coffins for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) victims into an ambulance to be distributed to a hospital as the cases surge in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 5, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

JAKARTA, July 5 (Reuters) - Indonesia reported on Monday a record 29,745 new coronavirus infections and 558 deaths, health ministry data showed.

The figures brought the country's total number of cases to 2,313,829 and deaths to 61,140.

Reporting by Stanley Widianto Editing by Ed Davies

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