Indonesia Records Lower Active COVID-19 Cases Than Global Average Figure
Date 26 Oktober 2020
The Indonesian Government has reported 16.08 percent of active COVID-19 cases as of 25 October 2020, lower than that of the global average at 23.73 percent.
Meanwhile, compared to last month, the country’s COVID-19 death rate has also dropped from 3.83 percent to 3.41 percent.
“This figure (death rate) is still slightly higher than that of the global average at 2.28 percent,” President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said in a statement before Limited Cabinet Meeting on the Vaccine Procurement and Vaccination Plan on Monday (26/10) at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta
Indonesia has also reported a rise in recovery rate which reached 80.51 percent, higher than that of the global average at 73.60 percent.
“Those figures should be widely informed to the public so the public can see our hard work (in tackling the pandemic),” the President said. (TGH/UN)
Translated by: Estu Widyamurti
Reviewed by: M. Ersan Pamungkas