Jakarta, Oct. 18 -- The capital Jakarta saw 1,106 more people recovering from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Saturday, taking the total recoveries to 78,052 since the pandemic began to affect the capital city early March 2020.

The number of people recovering from the virus represented 83.6 percent of the total positive cases at 93,356, according to data from the Jakarta Provincial Government.

The data show 13,262 of the 93,356 people testing positive for COVID-19 are receiving treatment and conducting self-isolation. Meanwhile, 2,032 people died of the infection, accounting for 2.2 percent of the total positive cases.

With the addition of 974 new cases, the number of people testing positive for the coronavirus in Jakarta r...