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Variant XBB COVID-19 Detected in Indonesia

The Omicron XBB subvariant has been detected in Indonesia, the public is asked to be vigilant and strengthen health protocols, especially wearing masks.

The XBB variant caused a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases in Singapore, accompanied by an increasing trend of hospitalization.

Since it was first discovered, as many as 24 countries have reported findings of the Omicron XBB variant, including Indonesia.

The first case of XBB in Indonesia was a local transmission, detected in a 29-year-old woman who had just returned from Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara with symptoms such as cough, runny nose and fever. He was declared cured on October 3, 2022.

The new XBB variant spreads quickly, but the fatality is not worse than the Omicron variant. Stay disciplined with health protocols, wear masks properly, avoid crowds and wash hands with masks.

Get tested if you have signs and symptoms of COVID-19. Immediate COVID-19 vaccination to increase protection against COVID-19.

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