JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia has confirmed 38 new coronavirus cases in the past two days, bringing the total number of infections to 172, with 5 recorded deaths, health ministry official Achmad Yurianto said on Tuesday.

Most of the cases were found in Jakarta, but they were also detected in East Java, Central Java and Riau Island provinces, he said.

Reporting by Gayatri Suroyo, Tom Allard and Maikel Jefriando; editing by Jason Neely