A municipality worker walks among graves at a cemetery complex for coronavirus victims in Jakarta. The country’s official death toll is 765 but data suggests it is much higher. Photo: Reuters

Indonesia’s true coronavirus death toll could be over 2,000 higher, data shows

  • Data from Indonesia’s 16 provinces shows 2,212 patients with Covid-19 symptoms died, but were not tested and recorded as victims
  • This comes as burials in Jakarta are up 40 per cent, and nearly 20,000 suspected cases have not been tested because of laboratory delays
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A municipality worker walks among graves at a cemetery complex for coronavirus victims in Jakarta. The country’s official death toll is 765 but data suggests it is much higher. Photo: Reuters
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