Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sports, Health, and Physical Education, ISMINA 2021, 28-29 April 2021, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Clinical Characteristics and Positivity Rate of COVID-19 in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312220,
        author={Maulina  Istighfaroh and Lukman  Fauzi},
        title={Clinical Characteristics and Positivity Rate of COVID-19 in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sports, Health, and Physical Education, ISMINA 2021, 28-29 April 2021, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ISMINA},
        year={2021},
        month={10},
        keywords={covid-19 clinical characteristics and positivity rate},
        doi={10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312220}
    }
    
  • Maulina Istighfaroh
    Lukman Fauzi
    Year: 2021
    Clinical Characteristics and Positivity Rate of COVID-19 in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia
    ISMINA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312220
Maulina Istighfaroh1,*, Lukman Fauzi1
  • 1: Universitas Negeri Semarang
*Contact email: faramaulina511@gmail.com

Abstract

Data regarding the positivity rate and clinical characteristics of COVID-19 in Semarang was still rare. Even though, the data was needed to make policies in dealing with COVID-19 pandemic. This study will present data of positivity rate and clinical characteristics of COVID-19 in Semarang. The data sources used in this study were secondary data from scientific journals and official government news. On March 5, 2021, the number of COVID-19 in Semarang was 431 patients with 219 of them were males (50,81%) and 212 were females (49,19%). If grouped by age, patients aged 20-54 years had the highest number with 239 patients (55,45%). Then the positivity rate of COVID-19 in Semarang on March 5, 2021 was 19,97%. The positivity rate of COVID-19 in Semarang was very high if compared to the WHO standard which is only 5%. In Semarang, men and young people were more susceptible to exposure to COVID-19.