Indonesia on Monday confirmed 17 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 134.
“As many as 14 cases had been identified in Jakarta, while West Java, Banten and Central Java reported one case each,” Achmad Yurianto, the government spokesman for the coronavirus related matters, said at a news conference in the capital Jakarta.
However, he did not provide further details about the patients.
Previously, Indonesian authorities announced that eight patients recovered, while five people died of the coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19.
Health staff will conduct contact tracing of the infected patients.