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136 doctors die of COVID-19 in Indonesia


Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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Nine more Indonesian doctors have died of COVID-19, bringing the death toll of doctors from COVID-19 to 136.

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The Indonesian Medical Association said on Thursday.

“This is a crisis situation in health services.

The number of medical personnel who have died continues to grow and is increasingly worrying,’’ said Ari Kusuma, deputy chairman of the association’s mitigation team.

The majority of doctors who died came from East Java (32 doctors), followed by North Sumatra (23), Jakarta (19), and West Java (12).

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