The Indonesian Medical Association (IDI) said on Monday that at least 100 Indonesian doctors have died of COVID-19 as the number of cases and fatalities across the archipelago continues to rise.
“One hundred doctors have died while handling COVID-19 cases. The death toll of other medical workers has also climbed,” the association’s Chairman Daeng Faqih, said in a statement.
The pandemic has spread to all the country’s 34 provinces.
On Monday, the Indonesian government confirmed 2,743 new infections, with the death toll adding to 7,417. Meanwhile, the number of recovered patients has increased to 125,959.