No Cases of Omicron in Indonesia, Health Ministry Confirms
jpnn.com, JAKARTA - Health Ministry spokesperson for Covid-19 vaccination, Siti Nadia Tarmizi, confirmed that no cases of Omicron had been detected in Indonesia.
"Based on the results of whole genome sequencing examinations, which the government continues to carry out intensively, the new variant of Covid-19, Omicron, has not been detected in Indonesia," Nadia said in a statement, Wednesday (12/8).
This statement denies the misinformation that said some case of B.1.1.529 was found in Bekasi regency, West Java.
Even so, Nadia emphasized that the Health Ministry continued to increase the scope of the examinations to anticipate the entry of the Omicron variant early.
She also reminded the public to continue to be vigilant against the threat of Covid-19, especially the Omicron variant, by implementing health protocols.
"We continue to remind the public to remain vigilant and not to be careless in carrying out health protocols," said Siti. (mcr9/mcr20/jpnn)
This news has been broadcast on JPNN.com with the title: Kemenkes Tegaskan Tidak Ada Kasus Varian Omicron di Indonesia
The new variant of Covid-19, Omicron, has not been detected in Indonesia, according to the Health Ministry.
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