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Live COVID-19 updates: Indonesia adds 27,233 new cases, 555 new deaths

BEIJING, July 4 (Xinhua) — The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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JAKARTA — The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 27,233 within one day to 2,284,084 overall, with the death toll adding by 555 to 60,582, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.

According to the ministry, 13,127 more people were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 1,928,274.

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MOSCOW — Russia logged 25,142 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 5,610,941, the official monitoring and response center said Sunday.

The center reported a new record of 663 coronavirus-related fatalities in the past day, raising the national death toll to 137,925, while the number of recoveries grew by 15,484 to 5,068,901.

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BANGKOK — A new batch of China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines arrived in the Thai capital of Bangkok on Sunday, giving support to the Southeast Asian country’s battle against its worst wave of outbreak of the pandemic so far.

The Chinese Embassy to Thailand confirmed the new arrival of the vaccines in a Facebook post, saying that the shipment was the 14th batch of vaccines that China has provided for Thailand to help fight the virus.

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ADDIS ABABA — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 5,637,941 as of Sunday noon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

The Africa CDC, the specialized healthcare agency of the 55-member African Union, said the death toll from the pandemic stands at 145,742 while 4,899,495 patients across the continent have recovered from the disease.

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MANILA — The Philippines’ Department of Health (DOH) reported on Sunday 5,966 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 1,436,369.

The death toll climbed to 25,149 after 86 more patients died from the viral disease, the DOH said.

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