Indonesia reports 37,284 new COVID-19 cases, 1,808 new deaths

The number of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 37,284 within one day to 3,409,658, with the death toll adding by 1,808 to 94,119 on Saturday.

During the past 24 hours, 39,372 recovered patients were discharged from hospitals, raising the total number of recoveries from the pandemic in the Southeast Asian country to 2,770,092, according to the ministry.

At present, the Indonesian government is implementing a multi-tiered community activity restriction scheme, known locally as PPKM, aiming to reduce the daily COVID-19 tally.

As of Saturday, at least 20.53 million people in the country have received two shots of vaccines, and the number of those who had been injected with the first doses reached 47.22 million, the health ministry reported.