Bali steps up rabies vaccinations after infected dogs bit local residents
Officials in Bali are stepping up rabies vaccinations for dogs across the province, following cases in Jembrana and Tabanan regencies, where about a dozen local residents were recently bitten by rabies-infected dogs.
No plans to extend trans-Java toll road to Bali yet, official says
An Indonesian minister this week suggested that the trans-Java toll road may be extended all the way to Bali, but a local official has followed that up by clarifying that the only plans currently in place is to build toll roads within the province.
64 healthcare workers in Bali test positive for coronavirus: official
More than sixty healthcare workers in Bali have been infected with the coronavirus, officials said, suggesting that many were exposed while handling unconfirmed COVID-19 patients who initially came in with different concerns.
Immigration revokes Bali spiritual community founder’s temporary stay permit after controversial crowded event
The founder of Bali spiritual community House of Om, Wissam Barakeh, has had his temporary stay permit revoked today for hosting a crowded gathering that violated health protocols amid the COVID-19 pandemic last week, the regional office for the Ministry of Law and Human Rights in the province said.
Hundreds of market vendors in Bali traditional market skip rapid tests out of fear of stigma
Hundreds of market vendors from Pasar Galiran in Klungkung regency reportedly refused to undergo rapid tests for the coronavirus this week despite the traditional market being identified as a COVID-19 cluster, with some citing result inaccuracy and fears of stigma from their neighbors and peers.
Pediatric society suggests more focus on COVID-19 cases among children in Bali
Pediatricians in Bali are noting rising cases of COVID-19 among children in the province, highlighting 89 confirmed patients in the age group so far and suggesting stricter isolation of confirmed adult patients as well as keeping children at home to stem the spread of the coronavirus.