Revealed, This is the Most Comorbid in Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 Patients in RI


The Ministry of Health reported that there were additional cases of the Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants in Indonesia. Based on data from the Indonesian Ministry of Health reported by the Director General of Disease Control Prevention (P2P) Dr. Maxi Rein Rondonuwu on Friday (17/6/2022), the total number of cases reached 57 people.

Of the 57 cases, 10 of them were subvariant BA.4 and 47 were subvariant BA.5. In addition, some patients infected with both variants have comorbid disease or comorbidities.

Here are the details:


– 1 case of Omicron BA.5


– 1 case of Omicron BA.5

No comorbid

– 2 cases of Omicron BA.4
– 17 cases of Omicron Ba.5

In the identification stage

– 8 cases of Omicron BA.4
– 28 cases of Omicron Ba.5

Regarding the symptoms that appear, the Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants have symptoms that tend to be milder. Referring to the Hong Kong study regarding the replication position of the ‘Omicron Family’ virus, the symptoms that appear more often occur in the upper respiratory tract. Here are the details:

  • Cough: 89 percent
  • Fatigue or fatigue: 65 percent
  • Nasal congestion or rhinorrhea: 59 percent
  • Fever: 38 percent
  • Nausea or vomiting: 22 percent
  • Shortness of breath: 16 percent
  • Diarrhea: 11 percent
  • Anosmia or ageusia: 8 percent

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