JAKARTA: Indonesia may allow foreign tourists to start returning to the popular resort island of Bali and other parts of the country by October after a sharp slide in COVID-19 cases, senior minister Luhut Pandjaitan said on Friday.
The Southeast Asian nation intends to move cautiously to reopen its borders following a devastating second virus wave, driven by the Delta variant.
Luhut, the Coordinating Minister for Maritime and Investment Affairs, said the addition of confirmed cases of COVID-19 had dropped by 94.5% since a peak in mid-July.
"We are happy today that the reproduction rate is below 1... It is the lowest during the pandemic and is indicating the pandemic is under control," Luhut told a news conference.
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Tuesday, 26 September 2017 : More than 57,000 people have fled a volcano on the tourist island of Bali as rising magma and increased tremors fuel fears of an imminent eruption, officials said Tuesday. Mount Agung, about 75 kilometres (47 miles) from the Indonesian tourist hub of Kuta, has been …Read More »
Saturday, 12 August 2017 : Being one of Malaysia’s biggest musical exports, Yuna’s schedule is understandably packed. She works all year long. But whenever she gets the chance, she would pack her bags and go on a long overdue getaway. “I try to go once a year … but I’ve …Read More »
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 A 5.5-magnitude earthquake has hit the Indonesian island of Bali, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake occurred at 7:10 a.m. local time (23:10 GMT, Tuesday) 2 kilometers north-east of Banjar Pasekan province at a depth of 118.4 kilometers. No damage or casualties have been reported so far. Source by: …Read More »