A number of provinces in Java, particularly Jakarta and East Java, have become the nation’s hotbeds of contagion.
Jakarta added 988 confirmed cases, bringing the city’s total to 60,828 cases, a quarter of the country’s cases, with 1,527 fatalities.
East Java has reported a total of 40,372 cases and 2,942 deaths.
Central Java and West Java have seen nearly 20,000 Covid-19 cases each.
Indonesia now has the second-highest number of recorded Covid-19 cases in Southeast Asia after the Philippines with 283,460 cases.