Indonesia confirms first death from the virus outbreak.

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A 53-year-old woman has died from the covid-19 outbreak in Indonesia, the first death confirmed in the country according to Reuters.

The woman, who was a foreigner, had already been in critical condition upon hospital admission, according to health ministry official, Achmad Yurianto,

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Achmad Yurianto

No further information on the woman was provided by officials.

Indonesia currently has 26 other confirmed cases.

Jia Suriyanto
Indonesian Journalist at News Asia Today. I cover the latest news and stories on Indonesia, particularly on business.