Coronavirus: as Omicron spikes in Indonesia, is Bali reopening to foreign tourists too soon?

Published Feb 08 2022 at 11:30 AM GMT
  • Indonesia is sticking to its decision to open the resort island of Bali to foreign tourists despite a spike in Covid-19 cases, saying the move will boost the national economy and set an example to the rest of the country in how to live with the disease.
  • Jakarta’s decision to open direct international flights to Bali, starting from February 4, was taken amid an Omicron-driven third wave of infections.
  • There were 37,492 new cases reported across the nation on Tuesday, the highest daily increase….



  • Published Feb 8, 2022 11:30 AM GMT