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Indonesia detects local Omicron case — health official

/ 04:07 PM December 28, 2021

A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) takes a swab sample to test for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a drive-through testing site in Jakarta, Indonesia, December 16, 2021. | PHOTO: REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

JAKARTA — Indonesia is conducting contact tracing after detecting a locally transmitted case of the Omicron coronavirus variant in the capital Jakarta, health ministry official Siti Nadia Tarmizi told a news conference on Tuesday.

She said authorities had found 46 other Omicron cases, but these were mainly imported cases in quarantine.

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