Epidemiological characteristics of the first cluster of COVID-19 in Magetan District-East Java, 2020

Frans Abidondifu, Fariani Syahrul, Agoes Yudi Purnomo

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new type of disease that had never been identified in humans. The virus that causes COVID-19 is called Sars-coV-2. Magetan district Government first reported a confirmed COVID-19 case on March 19, 2020. This study aims to describe the epidemiological characteristics of the COVID-19 cluster in Magetan District. This research is a descriptive study that was done by collecting COVID-19 information from the contact tracing data of the Magetan district health office from 19th March to 6th April 2020, including gender, age, onset data, symptoms, exposure history, risk factors, and residence. COVID-19 data up to April 6, 2020 had one group of COVID-19 cluster from the Bogor cluster; 9 patient confirmed cases: 44.44% were aged 50-59 years, 66.67% were females, 44.44% were housewife, CFR COVID-19 CFR was 11%, 66.67% are close contacts,, 44.44% had sore throat and 33.33% had cough, average of 14 days as the incubation period, and patients spread in 3 sub districts. COVID-19 Bogor cluster is the initial source of transmission in Magetan District through close contact.The government must increase the testing capacity and centralized isolation for all suspects of COVID-19 cases, conducted a screening at the entrance of the area and intensified contact tracing in the public health centre area. Involve all leaders across sectors and stakeholders in the community for information distribution. Encourage the movement of citizens concerned about COVID-19 prevention.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012024
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 5 May 2021
Event1st Annual Conference on Health and Food Science Technology, ACHOST 2020 - Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 25 Nov 2020 → …


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