May 22, 2022

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Indonesia and Singapore reported the first death related to Omicron

Indonesia and Singapore reported the first deaths related to Omicron



 

 

Indonesia and Singapore reported the first deaths related to Omicron. Singapore Health Minister: Prepare for a possible surge in cases.

On January 22, Indonesia and Singapore reported the first deaths from the Omicron strain.

Singapore’s Minister of Health Ong Ye Kung said recently that the Ministry of Health will pay close attention to future development trends and be mentally prepared for a possible surge in cases.

 

Indonesia and Singapore reported the first deaths related to Omicron

In Singapore, cumulative cases of Omicron strain exceed 12,000

 

On the 22nd, Indonesian Ministry of Health spokesman Shidi said that two patients with COVID-19 pneumonia infected with the Omicron strain died and both had comorbidities.

Singapore’s health ministry said the first death in Singapore was a 92-year-old woman who had never been vaccinated and had no known medical history.

The case was transmitted by family members and died on the 20th 10 days after the diagnosis.

 

Recently, at the press conference of the anti-epidemic inter-departmental working group held by the Singapore Ministry of Health, Wang Yikang said that there have been more than 12,000 cases of infection with the Omicron strain in Singapore, and most of the patients have mild symptoms.

He said restrictions on gatherings of up to five people were temporarily maintained, with visits from hospitals and aged care facilities suspended for four weeks.

 

 

 

 

Indonesia and Singapore reported the first deaths related to Omicron

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