FILE PHOTO: A security officer takes the temperatures of Muslims arriving for Friday prayers at the Great Mosque of Al Azhar in Jakarta, Indonesia, as government eases restrictions amid a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, June 5, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia reported on Saturday its biggest daily rise in coronavirus infections, with 993 new cases, taking its total number to 30,514, a health ministry official said.
The official, Achmad Yurianto, reported 31 new deaths related to COVID-19, taking the total number of deaths in Indonesia to 1,801.
Reporting by Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Angie Teo; Writing by Stanley Widianto; Editing by Robert Birsel