JAKARTA, KOMPAS.TV – Positive cases due to infection with the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in Indonesia are increasing every day.
Indonesian government declares vaccine booster which will start to be injected today, Wednesday (12/1/2022) is needed to fight the new variant of the virus.
The Omicron variant of Covid-19 is considered to have a higher transmission rate than the Delta variant.
The Director of Infectious Disease Prevention and Control of the Ministry of Health, Siti Nadia Tarmizi, predicts that there will be a spike in cases of the Omicron variant in the second week of February 2022.
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“The prediction of a spike in the second week of February,” said Siti Nadia Tarmizi, quoted from Kompas.com, Wednesday (12/1/2022).
Some of the symptoms of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 are similar to the common cold.
This is because the symptoms of loss of smell and taste that are often found in other variants are rarely found in patients with the Omicron variant.
Launch Kompas.com, This is the difference between contracting the common cold and the Omicron variant of Covid-19.
Common cold symptoms