GenPI.co – Head of the Health Department of the Province of East Java, Erwin Astha Triyono reported that there were five residents in their area infected with the SARS-CoV-2 variant of B.1.1.529 or Omicron coronavirus.
He said one patient with the Omicron infection was quarantined in an integrated isolation facility and four others were self-isolating under the supervision of health workers.
“All patients have only mild symptoms or no symptoms,” he said in a press statement in Surabaya, Sunday (16/01/2022).
He added that there are a total of eight residents infected with the virus that causes Covid-19 so far. varian Omikron in East Java.
Meanwhile, of the seven most recently confirmed patients, five were from Surabaya, and there was one patient from Malang City and one patient from Malang Regency.
In addition, three out of eight patients infected with Omicron were declared cured based on the results of two RT-PCR studies.
All citizens East Java then advised to be aware of the transmission of Omicron.
At the same time, do not travel outside the territory unless there is an urgent need to avoid the risk of transmission of the coronavirus variant.