A new wave became a possibility that must be considered by authorities.
Jakarta should also be aware of the spread of BA.4 and BA.5 as the subvariants have been triggering new case surge in many countries.
"And they have been found in four people in Bali."
"Now, Indonesia's positivity rate at 18.59 percent and that is above the standard set by the World Health Organization (WHO), which is five percent," the task force's health support head, Alexander K. Ginting, said
The daily PM2.5 concentration data and the number of positive COVID-19 cases in DKI Jakarta Province from January 1 to February 6, 2022, shows that the increase in positive cases of COVID-19 has no relation to the concentration of PM2.5.
The government is optimistic to successfully handle the latest case surge because its supported with sufficient data and enhanced health facilities.
The public themselves play an equally crucial role to counter misinformation, that spreads particularly faster through social media.
Hospitals must ensure the wellbeing of its workers to prevent burnout and overworking, as the country braces rise in confirmed cases.
although the province had entered the third wave, the condition is not as bad as during the second wave caused by the Delta variant during which a spike in the death toll was recorded.
Based on the current assessment, areas such as Jabodetabek, Yogyakarta, Bali, and Bandung will be on Level 3 PPKM. This is not due to the high number of cases, but due to low tracing
Minister of Health Budi Gunadi Sadikin also revealed that the majority of hospitalized patients who are in serious condition also havent received complete vaccine doses.
Today it was also reported that 194 people recovered from COVID-19 and 5 people who died
Due to the success of the quarantine, we can learn the characteristics of Omicron better from other countries so we got to know what to prepare
"The government has predicted and anticipated this surge by making far better preparations than in the previous years," the President remarked
common symptoms that can be found in the Omicron variant are runny nose/ stuffy nose (27 percent), headache (36 percent), fever (18 percent), and abdominal pain (5 percent)
The number of daily deaths in Java and Bali had increased, chiefly in Jakarta Province, while other areas in Java and Bali are still at a fairly low state
This is because the variant of COVID-19 that infected most of the international travelers is Omicron. Furthermore, various researches also suggest that the incubation period of this variant is about three days, he remarked.
Minister of Health estimates that the peak of COVID-19 cases due to the Omicron variant will occur at the end of February 2022. "We still don't know how many peaks will occur in Indonesia, which we estimate one will occur at the end of February.
Since the first five Omicron patients were announced on December 16, 2021, until January-end 2022, cases of the new COVID-19 variant in Indonesia have continually risen after briefly dipping post the second wave in June-July 2021.
Batam found eight cases. Seven of them are treated in Batam.