The central government has decided to increase movement restrictions as Covid-19 transmissions surge in Bali.
The Maritime and Investment Ministry coordinator, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, confirmed that the Indonesian government has decided to implement partial lockdown level 3 in several provinces, including Bali.
“We have decided to increase the partial lockdown from level 2 to level 3 as the bed occupancy ratio in hospitals increased in several provinces, including Bali,” Luhut said during a virtual press conference on Monday (7/2).
Per the latest Home Affairs Minister’s Decree Number 7 Year 2022, the following restrictions are to be implemented:
- Export businesses can operate at full capacity if the workers are fully vaccinated
- Grocery stores can operate with 50 percent capacity until 9:00 pm
- Traditional markets can operate with 60 percent capacity until 8:00 pm
- Shopping malls can operate with 60 percent capacity until 9:00 pm. Children below 12 years old must have received at least their first dose of vaccination
- Playgrounds can operate with 35 percent capacity. Children below 12 years old must have received at least their first dose of vaccination
- Street vendors can operate with 60 percent capacity until 9:00 pm
- Restaurants and cafes can operate with 60 percent capacity until 9:00 pm
- Movie theaters can operate. Children below 12 years old must have received at least their first dose of vaccination
- Religious buildings can operate with 50 percent capacity
- Public facilities, art, and cultural buildings can operate with 25 percent capacity
Meanwhile, the Governor of Bali, I Wayan Koster, instructed all regional governments to postpone the in-person learning at schools until the situation is under control.
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