Epidemiology of COVID-19 in the Kuningan Regency Tourism Area, Indonesia
The transmission of COVID-19 in tourist areas before social restrictions were implemented became a serious problem because in tourist attractions, including in the Cigandamekar tourism area in Kuningan Regency, there was a high potential for contact and rapid transmission and spread. The purpose of this study was to analyze the epidemiological data of COVID-19 in the Cigandamekar tourism area. The sample included 216 people diagnosed with COVID-19. Data were collected through interviews and documentation analysis of the public health center surveillance data, and were analyzed using the Chi-square test. The results showed that the majority of respondents were aged < 65 years (95.4%), were male (54.0%), and did not have comorbidities (81.0%) (p = 0.022, p = 0.038, p = 0.033, respectively). We can conclude that age, sex and comorbidities have a relationship with COVID-19 in the Cigandamekar tourism area. Early vigilance is needed to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 in tourist areas.
Keywords: epidemiology, COVID-19, tourism area
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