The government is asked to maximally prevent the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 before the transmission gets out of control. Because, this variant has a high level of spread.
“The government must slow down the rate of spread of this Omicron variant by controlling population mobility and strengthening the discipline of health protocols which are now getting slack,” said member of the Lambung Mangkurat University (ULM) Expert Team for the Acceleration of Handling COVID-19 Hidayatullah Muttaqin in Banjarmasin, as reported by Antara, Friday, January 28.
The spike in COVID-19 in Indonesia in recent days is very worrying. The rapid development of the daily confirmed case numbers indicates the transmission speed of the Omicron variant.
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Hidayatullah Muttaqin adalah dosen Program Studi Ekonomi Pembangunan, Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis Universitas Lambung Mangkurat, anggota Tim Pakar Covid-19 ULM dan Tim Ahli Satgas Covid-19 Provinsi Kalimantan Selatan.