JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia reported on Friday 678 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases in the Southeast Asian country to 25,216, said health ministry official Achmad Yurianto.

Yurianto reported 24 new deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the total to 1,520, while 6,492 people have recovered.

(Reporting by Nilufar Rizki and Agustinus Beo Da Costa; Writing by Stanley Widianto; Editing by Ed Davies)