"You don't need to panic, you just have to be very vigilant. Being alert means you have to strengthen the response, health protocols, and the vaccination," said Dicky.
"Now the response has to be 2-3 times, more massive, more aggressive. Wear two layers of mask and so on," he added.
The Covid-19 B.1.1.7 variant is reported to have entered Indonesia.
"We found a B.1.1.7 UK mutation in Indonesia. Last night there were two cases," said Deputy Minister of Health Dante Saksono Harbuwono at the "Indonesian Innovation for Indonesia to Recover Post-Pandemic" event on Tuesday.
(Writers: Tatang Guritno, Gloria Setyvani Putri | Editors: Icha Rastika, Gloria Setyvani Putri)
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