Jakarta: The Task Force for the Acceleration of Covid-19 Handling has announced that the total number of recovered covid-19 patients has increased by 285 people to 3,803 people.
"285 recovered covid-19 patients were recorded today," government spokesperson on matters related to covid-19 Achmad Yurianto said here on Friday, May 15, 2020.
From Thursday noon until Friday noon, the total number of confirmed covid-19 cases surged by 490 people to 16,496 people. Meanwhile, the total number of confirmed deaths rose by 33 people to 1076 people.
"383 regencies and cities have been affected by covid-19 pandemic," the Ministry of Health's director general of disease control and prevention stated.
The covid-19 pandemic, which broke out at the beginning of 2020 in China and has been spreading to many countries including Indonesia, affected Indonesia’s economic growth in the first quarter of 2020.
Indonesia’s economic growth stood at 2.97 percent year-on-year (yoy) in the first quarter of 2020, down from 4.97 percent (yoy) in the previous quarter.