Update On COVID-19 Cases Per January 21: New Cases 11,703, Recovering 9,087
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JAKARTA - The Ministry of Health (Kemenkes) releases the latest additional positive cases of COVID-19 today. A total of 67,454 specimens were examined with 11,703 new positive cases of COVID-19.

"The total accumulation of positive cases since COVID-19 was discovered in Indonesia has reached 951,651 people," the Ministry of Health was quoted as saying, Thursday, January 21.

Cases recovered today increased by 9,087 so that a total of 772,790 people recovered. Then, the positive confirmed cases who died increased by 346 people and a total of 27,203 people.

The province with the most new cases was in DKI Jakarta with 3,151 new cases and a total of 239,226 cases. DKI is the province with the most cases in Indonesia.

Followed by Central Java which has 1.96 new cases with a total of 109,827 cases. West Java has 1,228 new cases and a total of 118,798 cases. Then, East Java has 1,134 new cases and a total of 103,286 cases.

The province with the most cases recovered today belongs to DKI Jakarta with an additional 2,570 recovered cases. Followed by West Java with an increase of 1,584 recovered cases, Central Java with an increase of 1,120 recovered cases, and East Java with an increase of 968 recovered cases.

No province reported having no new cases as of today. Provinces that reported new cases under 10 were Gorontalo with 7 cases and North Maluku with 7 cases.

In addition, the number of specimens examined reached 8,560,220. In detail, 8,423,901 specimens were examined using real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and 136,319 using molecular rapid tests (TCM).

"The cumulative positive results per number of people examined or a positivity rate of 16.6 percent," he wrote.

Finally, for the number of people suspected of having contracted COVID-19 or who are currently categorized as suspected cases, it was recorded at 79,200 people. Currently, 510 districts / cities from 34 provinces have cases of COVID-19.


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