Jakarta: Indonesia's Covid-19 Handling Task Force on Monday reported 8,692 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Indonesia to 836,718.
From Sunday noon until Monday noon, the total number of recovered coronavirus patients in the country increased by 7,715 to 688,739.
Within the same period, Indonesia's official covid-19 death toll was up by 214 to 24,343.
Last week, The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) has declared the Sinovac covid-19 vaccine to be used in Indonesia is halal
In the future, 426 million doses of vaccines will arrive in Indonesia including those from Sinovac, Novavax, AstraZeneca, BioNTech-Pfizer, and COVAX/GAVI.
The Indonesian government plans to launch the covid-19 vaccination program later this week after Sinovac's covid-19 vaccine receives emergency use authorization (eua) from the Food and Drug Monitoring Agency (BPOM).