There are at present no less than 150 international locations which have greater than 500 thousand confirmed Omicron instances. These six international locations are included within the prime 10 nations with essentially the most instances, starting from 3 thousand–160 thousand instances
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Omicron surge in six international locations may function a lesson for Indonesia to forestall home infections, the COVID-19 Dealing with Job Pressure has stated.
The six international locations are Italy, France, Canada, Australia, america, and England, nationwide spokespersons for the COVID-19 Dealing with Job Pressure Wiku Adisasmito stated at a web-based press convention on Thursday night.
“There are at present no less than 150 international locations which have greater than 500 thousand confirmed Omicron instances. These six international locations are included within the prime 10 nations with essentially the most instances, starting from 3 thousand–160 thousand instances,” he elaborated.
The six international locations have recorded a major rise in optimistic instances adopted by a small improve in fatalities and demand for hospital therapy, Adisasmito stated.
Out of the six international locations, Italy has skilled essentially the most important improve in optimistic instances, with infections climbing 122 instances to succeed in 1.3 million instances per week, he famous.
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It’s adopted by Australia, the place weekly instances have jumped 62 instances to 760 thousand, France 43 instances to 2 million instances, and Canada 18 instances to 320 thousand instances, he stated.
As well as, america has seen an 11-fold improve with instances reaching 5.6 million per week, whereas the variety of instances in England has climbed two-fold to 700 thousand per week, he added.
“This very important rise in optimistic instances has additionally been adopted by a rise within the demand for hospital therapy,” Adisasmito highlighted.
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Furthermore, 5 out of the six international locations have a unique coverage with regards to worldwide vacationers, he stated. The 5 international locations don’t require worldwide vacationers to endure quarantine upon entry, he added.
“Solely France is implementing a quarantine coverage, whereas the opposite international locations are solely closing their door to high-risk nations,” he knowledgeable.
Observing the situation in these international locations, it will be significant for Indonesia to manage the COVID-19 scenario inside the nation, he affirmed.
“The 2 essential keys are bolstering entry factors and controlling native transmission,” he stated.
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