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Bali Reports 1,000 COVID-19 Related Deaths in One Year

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A year from the first reported COVID-19 case in Bali on March 11, 2020, 1000 people have died after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Updated data pertaining to COVID-19 stats was announced by the provincial government on Thursday (11/3).

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The cumulative cases as of Thursday were 36,545 total cases with 33,696 recoveries that equal a 92.2 percent recovery rate in Bali.

Meanwhile, the cumulative death cases reached 1,000 people (2.74%) with additional new cases on March 11 recorded at 156 cases.

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According to the data, the first patient who was confirmed with Covid-19 in Bali was an expat. That 53-year-old woman was confirmed positive with Covid-19 on March 11th 2020 and later died while being treated inside Sanglah Public Hospital.

Meanwhile, the Spokesman of Denpasar Covid-19 Handling Task Force, I Dewa Gede Rai explained that virus transmission is still the first concern and still a serious threat although the additional daily new cases are not as bad as before the vaccination program.

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He said that the government continues to enforce all protocols in order to reduce transmission, improve the recovery rate and reduce the death from Covid-19.

“We keep enforcing our program such as disinfecting public facilities and educating people using loudspeakers from police cars while asking them to reduce their mobility which gives a higher risk to have contact with other people,” Gede Rai said on Wednesday (10/3).

He also reminds people to comply with the implementation of prevention protocols in their homes to prevent creating a new cluster from the family.

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