Performing Mayor of Bandung Metropolis Yana Mulyana remarked that presently, six Bandung residents had examined constructive for the brand new variant of COVID-19, Omicron. To this finish, Mulyana deemed it essential to take anticipatory measures because the variant transmitted shortly amongst folks.
“I’ll urge the Well being Workplace (of Bandung) to conduct random testing once more at colleges that implement face-to-face studying,” Mulyana famous right here, on Thursday.
The performing mayor confirmed that the six residents of Bandung are suspected to have contracted the virus from native transmission since that they had no historical past of touring overseas.
The six residents of Bandung have been confirmed to have contracted the Omicron variant based mostly on outcomes of the Entire Genome Sequencing (WGS) check performed by the Regional Well being Laboratory of West Java.
To this finish, he famous that the variant had presently been confirmed to exist amongst members of the neighborhood. Even so, he urged the residents to not panic in regards to the variant although stay vigilant and observe the well being protocols.
Aside from conducting random testing at colleges, Mulyana asserted that he’ll once more tighten the working system of the state civil apparatuses within the Bandung metropolis authorities.
Based on Mulyana, the variety of state civil apparatuses working within the workplace can be lowered by 25 %. Thus, solely 75 % of them will work from workplace, whereas the remainder can be urged to earn a living from home.
“Perhaps this can be utilized by subsequent week since we have now to organize the inner rules first,” he acknowledged.
The primary case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Indonesia in March 2020. Based on information offered by the COVID-19 Dealing with Job Power, as of January 19, 2022, a minimum of 4,275,528 folks have examined constructive for COVID-19 within the nation, whereas 4,120,540 folks have recovered and 144,192 folks have succumbed to the virus.
On December 15, 2021, the Well being Ministry discovered the primary Omicron case in Indonesia. As of January 20, 2022, the ministry had recorded as many as 882 Omicron circumstances within the nation.
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