To tighter restrictions to battle the ongoing national COVID-19 surge, and also to prevent fake documentation, domestic travelers that visiting Bali will now be required to present negative swab test results that come with a QR code.
“Domestic travelers headed to Bali via air, land, and sea will have their [entry] requirements tightened,” Koster said during a meeting with other high-ranking officials in Denpasar last night.
The main points, including increasing tracing, testing, and treatment. Travelers visiting Bali can present negative results from three COVID-19 test options, namely PCR, antigen rapid, and the GeNose breathalyzer
Other points include tightening health protocols across all public facilities and implementing random antigen rapid tests in highly active locations, preparing quarantine facilities, and speeding up Bali’s vaccination drive.
One notable change in the latest announcement is an updated requirement for domestic travelers visiting Bali, who are now obliged to provide negative results from either a PCR or antigen rapid test that must come with a QR code.
It is not immediately clear if there are confirmed or suspected incidents of fake documentations or undetected coronavirus cases, though it is not unlikely.
The province aims to increase its vaccination rate to 50,000 people per day, or about 5,000 to 8,000 people daily at the regency or city level.