According to data released by the ministry on Thursday, 2,266 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 147,211.
The capital city recorded 594 new confirmed cases, bringing the total tally to 31,610.
Meanwhile, East Java reported 371 new cases, Central Java 199, South Kalimantan 181, Central Java 168, and Bali has confirmed 3644 confirmed cases of COVID-19 resulting in 72 deaths.
And sad news about the death of a patient of COVID-19 in Bali was circulated after an Australian man from Perth has died in Bali, only three weeks after contracting COVID-19.
The man named Paul Koodravsev, 62-year-old, lived in the town of Sanur. Mr. Koodravsev worked as an architect designing some of Bali’s most lavish villas and had been living in the beach community of Sanur for years.
Before death, he tested positive for the virus on July 25, 2020 and was admitted to the Udayana University Hospital COVID ward on July 31st, after positive for a second time when arriving at the hospital.
The head of Bali Health Services, Ketut Suarjaya said the cause of the old man, “The cause of death was due to multi-organ failure. He was hospitalized with positive confirmation of COVID-19, but also had many comorbidities. He was hospitalized for 18 days and died on August 16.”
Before the death of Mr. Paul Koodravsev, the first Australian to die from COVID-19 in Bali was David Sparenburg, 53-year-old. He dies after experiencing breathing difficulties.