TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Well being Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin mentioned the dealing with of sufferers confirmed to be uncovered to the Omicron variant of COVID-19 could be targeted on telemedicine.
“The hike in Omicron transmission shall be a lot increased than Delta, however there shall be fewer variety of sufferers to be handled. So the ministry’s service technique is now targeted on houses. As a result of many shall be contaminated however is not going to have to go to the hospital,” he mentioned in a written assertion, Monday night time, Jan. 10.
He mentioned that almost all of Omicron sufferers confirmed delicate signs and have been even asymptomatic, in order that they solely wanted to self-isolate at house. They are going to be given vitamin dietary supplements and extra therapeutic medicine permitted by the federal government.
For that reason, the ministry is collaborating with 17 telemedicine platforms to supply free session and drug supply companies. The platforms are Alodokter, Getwell, Good Physician, Grabhealth, Halodoc, KlikDokter, KlinikGo, Hyperlink Sehat, Milvik Dokter, ProSehat, SehatQ, YesDok, Aido Well being, Homecare24, Lekasehat, mDoc, Trustmedis, and Vascular.
The minister detailed that from a complete of 414 confirmed circumstances of Omicron, 99 p.c had delicate signs and have been asymptomatic. Whereas the remaining or two folks, 58 and 47, introduced reasonable signs and wanted oxygen remedy attributable to comorbidities. Thankfully, they have now been declared recovered.