The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared COVID-19 a pandemic. The risk of transmission around the world is increasing, especially the spread of corona in Bali

Balinese security is screening the people before entering restaurants and bars, and tourists will be screened at the airport for prevention corona in Bali. However, it’s best to avoid crowded spaces where possible. No one part of the island is deemed more unsafe than any other. When you’re traveling, you’re also likely to come into contact with more people than usual, which could increase the risk you’ll come into contact with the virus.

Consider carefully your need to travel if you have underlying health conditions that may put you at greater risk. It’s important you understand the risks you’re taking and that efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 may cause further travel disruptions.

 

Coronavirus in Indonesia :

1. The number of cases has risen to 34, until 12 March 2020
2. The first-ever Jakarta E-Prix has been postponed due to the coronavirus.
3. A 53-year-old woman has died from coronavirus in Bali. The woman, a foreign national, had already been in critical condition when she was admitted to a hospital.
4. The government is planning to delay individual and corporate income tax collection to stimulate the economy.
5. Korean Air will suspend all flights between Indonesia’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport and the Incheon International Airport from March 5 to April 25.
6. Indonesia has banned travelers from certain cities in Iran (Tehran, Qom, and Gilan), Italy (Lombardi, Veneto, Emilia Romagna, Marche, and Piedmont), and South Korea (Daegu and Gyeongsangbuk-do).
7. The Jakarta city administration has temporarily suspended the issuance of permits for mass gatherings, including for film shooting purposes.
8. Indonesia will prepare a stimulus package to help its tourism industry mitigate the impact of the virus.

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Australia’s travel site, nine.com.au, explained after weeks of speculation, the Indonesian Government has confirmed several coronavirus cases on the mainland. While a number of people on the island of Bali are being monitored for flu-like symptoms, there have been no official cases confirmed until a British tourist died at Sanglah Hospital in Denpasar on Wednesday, March 11.

 

How does Bali prevent Corona virus Spreading?

After the death of a foreigner in Sanglah Hospital, the hospital has prevented the spread of Corona Virus. Some steps have been taken such as:

    1. The officer will carry out a thermal gun at the entrance of Wings Amerta.
      To detect the health conditions of officers and patient visitors, Sanglah Hospital performed a thermal gun examination. However, because the equipment was limited, the examination could only be done to officers and visitors of patients entering and leaving the Amerta Wings Room.
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source : bali idntimes

2. Access to the Isolation Room is restricted
Meanwhile the Chair of Occupational Health and Safety at Sanglah Hospital, Dr. Ken Wirasandhi, added to prevent and break the chain of transmission, his party restricted access to the isolation room since Thursday (12/3).

3. Decontaminate officers and isolation rooms, including ambulances that are used to bring patients under surveillance or corona virus patient’s body.

The next step is to decontaminate officers in the Nusa Indah Room. Not only officers. The isolation room is also decontaminated three times a day. The decontamination process is also carried out on means of transportation that carry corona virus patients or corpses of corona virus patients in Bali.

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source : idn times

4. Nurses on duty in isolation will be quarantined for two weeks after finishing work.
According to Ken, quarantining nurses for two weeks after shift hours to treat patients in isolation is an anticipatory step so that the infection is not transmitted from nurses on duty to the family environment. This quarantine house has also been prepared. That is in the vacant director’s official home.

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So, is it still safe to travel?

Like every other corner of the world, the situation can change at any time. However, launching nine.com.au, on March 11, 2020, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has not changed the level of risk for Indonesia, which remains at “Be careful with high levels”. In other words, Bali is, for now, safer than most international holiday destinations.

Prevention for tourists to going to Bali in the near future.

It’s important to note those with compromised immune systems, a chronic medical condition, or those considering traveling with elderly family members or little ones should steer clear of traveling outside. The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends :

  • Washing your hands with soap and water frequently. If this cannot be found, use a hand sanitizer with high alcohol content.
  • Maintain at least a meter between yourself and anyone who appears to be ill, particularly those coughing or sneezing.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Practicing respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose when sneeze or coughing, disposing of tissues thoughtfully and washing your hands with soap and water immediately afterward.
  • Contacting the local health authorities immediately should you begin to feel unwell.