The Bali Police will carry out random antigen swab tests for people who enter the Bali region after Lebaran’s 2021 homecoming. This was done to anticipate the spread of Covid-19.
“We will check everything, the papers, body temperature, after that we will carry out rapid antigen randomly,” said The Head of Bali Police The Police Chief Commissioner Indra.
Indra said that all entrances to Bali such as Gilimanuk Port, Padangbai Port, and I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport will be the points where random antigen swabs will be held. If someone is positive for Covid-19, his party will direct the person concerned to immediately carry out isolation.
“Later the person will be placed in an isolation area provided by the Regional Government (Regional Government),” he explained.
The random antigen swabs will be held during the Enhanced Routine Activities (KRYD) period, during May 18-24, 2021.
Although a random antigen swab will be carried out, Indra reminded people who enter the Bali region to complete the Covid-19 free letter and the results of the antigen test or PCR swab test that show negative results.
Based on data received by the Bali Regional Police from ASDP Ketapang – Gilimanuk, there has been an increase in the movement of people to Bali via Gilimanuk Port since the last three days, namely on Saturday 585 people, on Sunday 940 people, on Monday 1.253 people.
Indra also cannot predict when the peak of the return flow to Bali will occur.
“While the increase has not been significant, what is clear is that we are ready to anticipate a backflow until May 24,” he said.