JAKARTA 

Indonesia has temporarily shut down its mission in South Korea due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country, local media reported on Friday.

According to Indonesian daily Republika, Indonesian Ambassador in Seoul Umar Hadi said the embassy and Indonesia Investment Promotion Center are temporarily closed as of Friday, as a coronavirus case has been reported in the area.

Hadi said the embassy will be closed until further notice.

Meanwhile, health authorities in South Korea said the total number of confirmed cases in the country has risen to 2,022, with 256 new cases.

Indonesia’s Foreign Ministry warned the public on

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