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Covid-19: Indonesia reports 489 new cases, Morocco 129

Indonesia reported 489 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, May 17, 2020, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 17,514.

King Mohammed VI of Morocco
King Mohammed VI of Morocco

The country also reported 59 deaths from the COVID-19, the disease caused by the new virus, bringing the toll to 1,148, Health Ministry official, Achmad Yurianto, told an online news conference.

The Southeast Asian country has tested around 140,473 people, Yurianto said.

In Africa, the Moroccan Ministry of Health on Sunday confirmed 129 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to 6,870 in the country.

Meanwhile, 192 people have died from the novel coronavirus so far, while 3,660 have recovered after 173 recoveries were added during the last 24 hours, Mohamed El Youbi, Director of Epidemiology at the ministry, said at his daily briefing.

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On April 18, Morocco extended the state of medical emergency until May 20 in an effort to strengthen preventive measures to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. 

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