Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan revealed that the number of Corona (COVID-19) cases in Bali has decreased. According to him, this allows economic activity and the tourism sector in Bali to be resumed.
“The number of Corona cases in Bali in the last few weeks has shown a decline. The decline occurred due to the enactment of a measured approach policy taking into account two crucial factors, namely enabling economic activity to continue and enforcing the implementation of health protocols throughout Bali, including at the village level,” said Luhut during the coordination meeting (coordination meeting) for Bali tourism recovery on Thursday (25/2/2021).
Luhut explained that it is possible if later tourism in Bali will be reopened. He explained that beforehand, there was a need for socialization regarding the rules or regulations on tourism procedures in Bali, especially for foreign tourists.
“The new regulations implemented in Bali, namely the enactment of the Penalty for Health Protocol. These regulations include the initial stages of socialization and publication of the practice of health protocols, monitoring of health protocol practices, violations of health protocols, the first warning with the imposition of Administrative Penalties until the last deportation,” said Luhut.
Luhut revealed that more than 13,000 hospital workers in Bali will receive the vaccine during the national vaccination program.
“The Indonesian government continues to improve facilities related to Covid-19 throughout Bali, including preparation for the upcoming G-20 Summit in Bali. The Indonesian government has also invited foreign embassies to make visits to Bali to witness firsthand the steps towards Covid-19 control are the implementation of the filtering and protecting foreign tourists,” said Luhut.
Luhut also appealed to foreign nationals and Indonesians themselves to obey the existing regulations to suppress COVID-19 cases. He also emphasized that all violations will be strictly prosecuted by the applicable law.
photo from the Documentation of Public Relations of the Coordinating Ministry